U.S. Soccer wants to split the World Cup prize money among men and women.
We hope to end the rest with U.S. soccer proposes joint negotiations to create a women’s soccer team with equal pay with both its national teams over the equal division of the World Cup prize money.
U.S. Soccer doesn’t control what FIFA awards in prize money, federation president Cindy Parlow Cone said in an open letter to fans Friday.
Collective bargaining agreements between each team dictate how U.S. Soccer will distribute those funds.
“Finding A framework that works for everyone requires openness and thoughtfulness. Conversations and sincere commitments from USMNT-USWNT players Parlow Cone wrote that they would all come together.
“Until FIFA equalizes prize money, it is awarded to both men’s and women’s World Cup participants. It is incumbent on us all to find a collective solution.”
The open letter to the fans echos last week’s offers to both national teams.
Women are suing U.S. Soccer in the United States for equal pay. The disparity in World Cup prize cash has been a problem.
FIFA awarded $400 million to the 32 teams in The 2018 men’s World Cup, including $38 million for France as champion.
An additional $30 million was donated by FIFA to the 24 women’s World teams the following year.
Cup with $4 million awarded by the USWNT for its fourth title.
The U.S. men didn’t get anything in 2018 because they did not qualify in Russian Olympics.
They are currently third in With 11 games remaining, allowing for the World Cup in Qatar next year, Concacaf’s 14 games “octagonal” was played.
U.S. Soccer has been lobbying FIFA for a solution to the problem. Parlow Cone called disparity “stark” in her letter.
But U.S. Soccer claims it would be bankrupt if it paid the USWNT back. It’s been shortchanged in terms of the money.
In the future, however, Parlow Cone stated that the Federation was committed to Split the prize money from both World Cups equally among the two National teams.
“U.S. “U.S. Soccer” is available and ready to meet. They should contact both groups of players as soon as possible and as often as necessary.
She wrote, “It is possible to find an innovative solution.” “We hope that our men’s women’s national teams share our men’s and Our sense of urgency in doing everything we can to close the gap in prize money.”
Parlow Cone stated that the Federation would offer both players unions. The same contract includes “equalized FIFA World Cup Prize Money” Similar game bonuses, identical revenue sharing, and commercial deals Agreements.”
The Federation would prefer to negotiate one agreement. Parlow Cone negotiated a contract with each player union, but neither side agreed.
Parlow Cone stated that the settlement of the USWNT lawsuit is still one of the Federation’s top priorities.
“We remain committed to the resolution of this matter, and we would be happy to agree to it. Let’s settle this case so that we can chart a positive and collaborative course. She wrote, “The path forward.”
The U.S. women are appealing a summary judgment that The equal pay section of the lawsuit was dismissed. The women sued the U.S.
March 2019: Soccer against gender discrimination, they were paid. They were less than the U.S. men’s team.
And even though they made the same, you must have a minimum of a certain amount to win more games.
Molly Levinson, the spokesperson for the USWNT players, didn’t deny the idea of Negotiating with the USMNT for equal World Cup prize money.
But she said on Twitter that it was “time to back up a whole lot of words with some actions.”
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