Twenty-eight members of the U.S. women’s soccer team recently filed a gender discrimination lawsuit against U.S. Soccer. Although the members of the U.S. women’s team are world champions, the suit alleges that female players are still paid less than their male counterparts. The female players will defend their world championship title this summer in France, but the players argue that “institutionalized gender discrimination” has existed for years within U.S. soccer.
Instances of Gender Discrimination in U.S. Soccer
The athletes allege that their