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US Women's Soccer Calls Soccer Federation's Pay Claim 'a Ruse'

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Published on July 30, 2019 - Duration: 01:33s

US Women's Soccer Calls Soccer Federation's Pay Claim 'a Ruse'

US Women's Soccer Calls Soccer Federation's Pay Claim 'a Ruse' The U.S. Soccer Federation's president says the women's team made more money than the men's team.

Carlos Cordeiro said the women made $34.1 million from 2010-2018, while the men were paid $26.4 million during the same time frame.

Molly Levinson, the spokesperson for U.S. women's soccer, called Cordeiro's claims a "ruse." Molly Levinson, via statement Molly Levinson, via statement Levinson is representing U.S. women's soccer in a gender discrimination lawsuit against the U.S. Soccer Federation.

The USWNT was vocal about pay discrimination throughout the 2019 Women's World Cup.

The United States defeated the Netherlands 2-0 to win their second straight World Cup title.

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