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Point-Counterpoint: It’s time for equal pay for the U.S. Women’s Soccer Team

Carli Lloyd of the USA in action during the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup France group F match between USA and Chile at Parc des Princes on June 16 in Paris, France.

By Dominic Campbell, Staff Writer

June 19, 2019

The issue of the gender pay gap has followed the women’s national team for decades.

Point-Counterpoint: Pay for U.S. women’s team is already fair

Carli Lloyd of the USA in action during the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup France group F match between USA and Chile at Parc des Princes on June 16 in Paris, France.

By Neena Hagen, Senior Staff Writer

June 19, 2019

It’s simply unfair to ask the men’s league to subsidize the women’s league, which would have to happen if men’s and women’s players earned the exact same salaries.

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