Adidas says women soccer players to get the same World Cup bonus as men

Mail Online | 3/2/2019 | Associated Press
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Adidas says it will give its sponsored players on the Women's World Cup-winning soccer team the same bonus as their male counterparts.

The company confirmed on Twitter that it believes 'in inspiring and enabling the next generation of female athletes, creators and leaders through breaking barriers.'

Adidas - Athletes - Winning - FIFA - Women

'Today we are announcing that all Adidas athletes on the winning 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup team will receive the same performance bonus payout as their male peers,' read the statement by Eric Liedtke of Adidas.

Captioning the tweet was 'Equal pay for equal play. #WWC #WorldCup.'

Friday - International - Women - Day - Players

On Friday - International Women's Day - American players filed a federal discrimination lawsuit against the US Soccer Federation over equal treatment and pay.

The players alleged ongoing 'institutionalized gender discrimination' that includes unequal pay with their counterparts on the men's national team.

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