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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 level and were not paid according to your work ethic and talent? Not only do women statistically get paid much less than men, but they are also mothers and caretakers while working and doing jobs professionally. Every single women soccer player worked extremely hard to get to the place where they are today, so don’t you think that they should be paid equally to the men…

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    Historic sporting events over time have shaped the way fans view the sports, who they cheer for, and the entertainment value for the fans. These events impact the sports industry in fan attendance, television views, and merchandise sales. Sports have been around for centuries, and have been popular in the United States since the early 1900’s. Throughout sports history, there have been many important, or defining moments. Moments that have shaped the way we see these sports and the excitement…

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    trouble finding jobs because there are less leagues, teams, and open positions for female athletes and there aren’t any co-ed professional leagues. Most women athletes are having trouble paying their expenses just by playing their sport so they have to get other jobs. Even for winning tournaments,…

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    In 2015 the United States women national soccer team(USWNT) won their third World Cup title in 25 years. Unlike the men, the USWNT have brought America joy and happiness with their endless amounts of trophies and wins. But in early 2016 five players from the USWNT, Hope Solo, Carli Lloyd, Alex Morgan, Megan Rapinoe and Becky Sauerbrunn filed a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission(EEOC). The EEOC, “the federal agency that enforces civil rights laws against workplace…

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    complaint of gender discrimination by the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team. CBS correspondent O’Donnell (2016) reported that “Players on the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team are fighting the U.S. Soccer Federation over wages and treatment they say are not commensurate with their male counterparts.” The team conveyed their annoyance over inequality in the workplace as professional women soccer players participated in a sport previously considered a man’s game. However, the core of their…

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    beautiful game of soccer has been a sport played all over the world, played by many ages and admired by all. In Europe, South America, Asia, and Africa, soccer is as big of a deal, if not more, than American football is in the United States. While soccer has not been in the United States for that long, the American people do not elevate it to the same status as they do baseball, basketball, or football. In the rest of the world, soccer is considered to be their pastime and they watch it at all…

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    highly regarded review websites, Union Jack Pub in Broad Ripple is one of the top soccer bars in Indianapolis. Yelp ranks Union Jack as the number two soccer bar in Indy, after only Chatham Tap on Mass Ave (Yelp.com). For reference, in 2014 Chatham Tap was rated the number one soccer bar in the U.S. (GQ). Moreover, Foursquare ranks Union Jack as the number one bar to watch soccer, ahead of Chatham (Foursquare.com). Clearly, Union Jack is the place to be in Broad Ripple and all of Indianapolis…

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    According to New World Encyclopedia over 240 million people play soccer in more than 200 countries. Soccer is considered the most popular sport in the world. More and more people are learning about the history of soccer, how to coach it, the players involved, and the types of plays in soccer. Soccer, which is called football in many countries, has been played for many years. Dating back to the second and third centuries in China was the first form of the game (“Soccer”). Soccer has been…

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    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 the soccer…

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    for equality. In recent years, The U.S women's soccer team has fought long and hard for the respect and recognition from not only the public, but from the U.S Soccer organization. In May of 2016, the U.S women's soccer team filed a lawsuit against U.S Soccer fighting for equal pay. According to Business Insider, the average salary for women is just 37,800. On the other hand, the men’s soccer average salary is 316,777 dollars (Dellinger 2). This is despite the fact that the women's team have won…

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