It will be the first the US team sport league to return after the COVID-19 lockdown.
“We are shocked and disappointed with today’s decision, but we will not give up our hard work for equal pay,” Molly Levinson, spokeswoman for the women’s players, said in a statement.
Call it a landmark moment for gender equality in sport, US women footballers equal pay lawsuit is gaining a lot of attention…
Megan Rapinoe, star of the United States Women’s National Team, was recently awarded the women’s Ballon d’Or prize at an awards ceremony in Paris.
She is one of the team’s co-captains, hence leadership comes naturally to her — both on and off the field.
Rapinoe helped lead the USWNT to its fourth World Cup title last summer in France, scoring six goals and recording as the tournament’s top player.
Megan Rapinoe is known for her strong opinions, she led the way in the women’s national team’s lawsuit against U.S. Soccer, accusing the federation of gender discrimination.
“Shout-out to women this year. Every woman! We’re just killing it the whole year. So shout-out to just women in general.” – Megan Rapinoe
According to the reports, Megan Rapinoe earns far less than her team-mates Alex Morgan or Julie Ertz even though she is a national treasure and one of her country’s veteran players.