US Women’s Team wins record fourth World Cup title
The U.S. Women’s Soccer Team wins their fourth World Cup pretension in France.
The U.S. women’s soccer group carried a World Cup esteem for a second time in 4 years on Sunday – heading to both regard and calls for equal compensate from American politicians.
The Americans degraded a Dutch, 2-0, behind goals from Megan Rapinoe and Rose Lavelle in a second half to secure their fourth altogether title.
MEGAN RAPINOE SAYS FIFA WORLD CUP PRIZE MONEY ‘NOT FAIR,’ WOMEN NOT AS ‘RESPECTED’ AS MEN
President Trump and First lady Melania Trump both tweeted their congratulations to a reigning champions. The boss wrote: “America is unapproachable of we all!”
Former President Barack Obama called a group “incredible,” essay that a women were “always pulling themselves—and a rest of us—to be even better.”
Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., congratulated a Americans on their win, essay that the group “inspires” women and girls “to dream big.”
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., tweeted her congratulations and called for equal pay.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez also wrote that the women should get improved compensate – “at slightest twice as much,” with a winking emoji.
Former Vice President Joe Biden congratulated a group on a back-to-back wins.
Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., tweeted: “Congratulations!”
Former Rep. Beto O’Rourke also praised a women for creation a U.S. “incredibly proud” before adding, “pay them what they deserve.”
Former Ohio Gov. John Kasich congratulated a team, essay that he “had so most fun examination with my daughter.”
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio wrote that his city and a group will applaud a feat with a ticker-tape march during a Canyon of Heroes on Wednesday.
FIFA has faced critique newly for a compensate opening between group and women’s soccer. Prize income for a Women’s World Cup was $30 million, while a men’s esteem purse was set during $400 million in Russia final year.
Megan Rapinoe called out FIFA on a compensate inconsistency forward of a final.
“It positively is not fair,” Rapinoe said. “We should double it now and use that series to double it or quadruple it for a subsequent time. That’s what we meant when we speak about, ‘Do we feel respected?’”