The 2019 FIFA Ladies’s World Cup is over, however the festivities are simply getting began for the U.S. staff.
Forward of their championship parade scheduled for Wednesday in New York, the USWNT appeared Tuesday on “Good Morning America” following its return from France. The staff gained its fourth World Cup title on Sunday, retaining the trophy with a 2-Zero victory over the Netherlands within the last.
The USWNT additionally introduced its upcoming schedule, with the primary recreation for the World Cup champions slated for Aug. three on the Rose Bowl in Los Angeles.
However past the People’ celebrations, the media tour additionally means utilizing their platform to focus on present points, which for star Megan Rapinoe is the gender pay hole.
“I think the conversation needs to move from, you know, are we worth it, or should we have equal pay, to what can we do now?” she mentioned. “How can FIFA support the federations, how can federations support their players better, how can the leagues support their players better?”
Rapinoe additionally provided recommendation for followers seeking to assist by encouraging them to assist their native golf equipment.
“I think there’s a part in this for everybody to do, and I think we’ve really left the old conversation behind us and now it’s time for that action,” she mentioned.
Rapinoe, the match’s Golden Boot and Golden Ball winner, beforehand spoke concerning the disparity in prize cash between the ladies’s and males’s World Cup finals. She famous america gamers took residence $four million in comparison with the $38 million France obtained for profitable the lads’s World Cup final 12 months in Russia.