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    viewers on Fox”. (Sandomir) “With nearly 1.3 million viewers watching on Telemundo, the Spanish-language station, the total of 26.7 million, also exceeds the record 26.5 million combined viewers that saw Germany beat Argentina in last year’s men’s World Cup final on ABC and Spanish-language Univision” (Sandomir). They also had “more viewers than the 2014 NBA Finals and World Series” (Kilgore). To sum up the women brought in more revenue than the men and higher T.V ratings. Those are the two biggest factors of pay from the USSF. Up to the present time the USWNT has been most successful soccer team. They have won 3 World Cups, 3 Gold Cups ,4 Olympic gold medals, and 4 Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) titles. Whereas the men have only won 1 Gold Cup, and the men’s team was created 69 years before the women’s team. According to The New York Times three of the last four years the USWNT has played “40 to 50 percent more games” than the men. At the same time the USWNT have “twice as many victories, 88 wins to the men’s 44”. Overall if USWNT plays 50 percent more games than men, and they have twice the amount victories of the men they shouldn’t me making 28 to 62 percent less than the men. It should be vice versa this shows how the U.S.A hasn’t changed about gender discrimination and pay. As shown above the USWNT brought in more revenue than the men, they had higher T.V ratings, they win more games/trophies than the men, and were…

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    Pay and Women’s Soccer: The Huge Difference Did you know that the US women’s soccer team has won four Olympic Gold medals and three World Cup championships in this decade and are consistently being paid less than the men, who have never won any major title? The fact is when it comes to soccer is that the US women national team are much better than their male counterparts and are still made to feel that they are less superior. How would you feel if you were the best at something at the highest…

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    The 2012 FIFA World Cup was held in Brazil, a country that lives and breathes soccer. Therefore, one would be surprised to know that the people of this country were outraged with hosting the 2012 World Cup. There was an outbreak of riots in the slums of Brazil due to the amount of money the country spent, but did not have, on the magnificent event. In an episode of Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, he informs his audience on the issues regarding FIFA. John Oliver successfully informs his…

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    The Wage Gap: Sports Edition The U.S. women’s national soccer team has a radiant, ambitious history. Over three decades, it has traveled from non-existent to the top of the soccer world. Although, that doesn’t mean they are treated that way. There is still gender based bias against them, specifically involving a large wage gap. Recently, the team took a step toward equality. In 2015, members of the US womens team their names being Carli Lloyd, Becky Sauerbrunn, Hope Solo, Alex Morgan, and Megan…

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    Gender Inequality in Professional US Soccer In the United States, the professional opportunities, which are available for women to play soccer, are small compared to men. Not only that, but after having more success in competitive play, they do not earn an equal or higher pay than men as well. Soccer has been primarily a male dominated sport with more opportunities and funds allotted for development, earnings, and venues. Even though the US Women’s Soccer team has great success and support from…

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    Essay 2 Currently a popular cultural phenomenon has risen over the last couple decades. Women’s sports, but more specifically women’s soccer popularity has been up for debate amount multiple age groups. Over the last 20 or so years women’s professional soccer stateside has a mountain of obstacles to face. From the gender equality on turf, to the two found leagues, or the dramatic pay deficits found within the female population. It seems like quite a large topic for debate that many argue…

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    Some, however, continue to play professionally. There are many professional leagues in the world. The biggest league in the United States is the Major League Soccer (MLS). The MLS consists of 20 teams competing for the MLS Cup and a direct berth to the CONCACAF Champions League, a continental tournament (mlssoccer.com). Europe has many different leagues with many teams. The most notable European tournament is the UEFA Champions League. This tournament consists of the greatest teams in Europe.…

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    CONCACAF has chosen their players of the year: the Mexican International Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernandez, and Women’s World Cup winner and US national team captain Carli Lloyd. CONCACAF is the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football, Based on voting in North America, Central America and the Caribbean, by fans, technical directors and players alike, the award winning categories stretched from Men and Women’s Player of the Year to Men and Women’s Coach of the…

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    she attended university she managed to get the Golden Bears in the NCAA tournament (Alex). Morgan achieved a degree in political economy, one semester early. For the Hermann Trophy, Morgan became the first Californian player to appear in the three finalists in her junior year (Who). Morgan was selected to join the United States Women's Soccer team at age 17. She couldn’t play with the team until April 2008 because of a ACL injury (Who). In FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup International 2008, United…

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    The 2015 FIFA SCANDAL Contents Executive summary iii INTRODUCTION iv Discussion 1 Stake holders 1 Resolution 4 Conclusion 5 Reference 6 Executive summary In mid-2015, the billion dollar nonprofit football association (FIFA) found itself in the midst of an FBI led investigation into corruption. At the of May 2015, fourteen people were arrested in connection to an investigation by the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Internal Revenue Service Criminal…

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