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    Facing mounting public pressure in a fight over equitable pay, U.S. Soccer said the World Cup champion women's national team has been paid more than the men's team.

    According to a letter released Monday by U.S. Soccer President Carlos Cordeiro, the federation paid out $34.1 million in salary and game bonuses to the women between 2010 and 2018 as opposed to $26.4 million paid to the men. The total does not include the value of benefits received only by the women, like health care.

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  • U.S. Soccer says women’s team has been paid more than men’s team

    The U.S. Soccer Federation released a letter from its president Monday saying that it has paid the women’s national team more than the men’s national team in recent years, a move that comes ahead of mediation in the women’s team’s pay-equity lawsuit against its employer.


  • U.S. Soccer says the women’s national team has been paid more than the men’s team

    U.S. Soccer says the women’s national team has received greater compensation than the men’s team. | David Vincent/AP

    The federation said it paid out $34.1 million in salary and game bonuses to the women as opposed to $26.4 million paid to the men from 2010 to 2018. U.S. Soccer says the players on the World Cup champion women’s national team were paid more than their male counterparts from 2010 through 2018.

    According to a letter released Monday by U.S. Soccer President Carlos Cordeiro, the...