US Soccer reaches ‘historic’ agreement on equal pay for men’s and women’s teams

CHICAGO — US Soccer has reached a “historic” agreement that is said to result in equal pay for the men’s and women’s teams.

There will be identical compensation for all competitions, including the FIFA World Cup.

US Soccer has said it will be the first federation in the world to equalize the World Cup prize money.

“This is a truly historic moment. These agreements have changed the game forever here in the United States and have the potential to change the game around the world,” said U.S. Soccer President Cindy Parlow Cone. “US Soccer and the players of the USWNT and USMNT have rebooted their relationship with these new agreements and lead us into an incredibly exciting new phase of mutual growth and collaboration as we pursue our mission to become the preeminent sport in the world. United States.”

“I am grateful for the commitment and collaboration of the men’s and women’s national teams and I am incredibly proud of the hard work that has led to this moment. Everyone who cares about our sport should share this pride as we look forward to work together to develop the game of football for generations to come,” added Cone.

Both CBAs will continue through 2028.

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