US soccer teams sign equal pay deal after USWNT’s victory over Nigeria | USA women’s football team

The US women’s national team and representatives for their male counterparts formally signed the collective bargaining agreements struck in May with US Soccer that gives players on both sides equal pay on Tuesday night. The ceremony was staged after the USWNT’s match against Nigeria.

“Contrary to what it may seem like, we don’t love to be in these fights,” Megan Rapinoe told the Washington Post. “We’d much rather focus on what we need to, which is winning and winning World Cups and continuing to be the best team we can. That’s not up to us. If everybody else wants to stop…

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