If you needed any more proof that females are strong as hell, let U.S. women’s soccer team hit, er, kick the point home. On Tuesday, the U.S. team broke a World Cup record when it defeated Thailand’s team 13-0 in what The Washington Post called “the most lopsided victory in World Cup history.” Star player Alex Morgan scored five goals total during the game, and two other players, Rose Lavelle and Samantha Mewis, both scored two points each. Basically,these women are crushing i t. So, why aren’t they being payed as much as male soccer players of their stature?
Folks on Twitter were quick to note that these women are amazing, and should be making at least as much as players on the men’s team. “If [pay is] performance based these ladies better be making way more than the boys,” wrote Kasie Hunt, an NBC News White House correspondent [sic].
What’s the pay gap between men’s and women’s US soccer?
Cause let’s just say if it’s performance based these ladies better be making way more than the boys, and somehow I suspect that might not be the case
— Kasie Hunt (@kasie) June 11, 2019
“The USWNT have …read more