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Thursday, July 11, 2019

WATCH: Megan Rapinoe Is Asked About 'Equal Pay,' Agrees With Conservative Critics

On Tuesday night, U.S. Women’s Soccer star Megan Rapinoe appeared on MSNBC’s “The Rachel Maddow Show” to discuss her team’s World Cup win, and of course, politics. During the interview, Rapinoe actually made the same point about the so-called “gender wage gap” that has been made countless times from the Right: women are paid less than men because they generate less revenue.

Maddow highlighted that U.S. soccer fans in France chanting “equal pay” in the moments after the women’s team won another World Cup final and asked the star forward how fans can help make “equal pay” a reality.

“Fans can come to games, obviously national team games will be hot ticket, but we have nine teams in the NWSL, you can go to your league games, you can support that way, you can buy players’ jerseys, you can lend your support that way, you can tell your friends about it, you can become season ticket holders,” Rapinoe responded.



Anonymous said...

Why so you can become richer?
No thanks
I'll pass
Now just go away

Anonymous said...

The brilliant Governor of New York just signed a law making it a requirement that any soccer players in New York State must be paid the same regardless of gender.

I guess the promoters won't be scheduling any matches for woman there any time soon.

Stupid libtard pandering.

Anonymous said...

She is the poster child for why no one watches women's soccer.

Anonymous said...

Making the WOOMEN'S only open to women is gender discrimination. All women's professional and college teams should be genderless and open to whatever gender wishes to play. Then select the best players. If women soccer players want equal pay with men, then compete with men for that pay. This championship team lost to a team of 15 year old males.
They had better be wary of the law of unintended consequences, or they may loose their "Women-only" teams.