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Women’s World Cup: What is the pay gap?

Women’s soccer is speedy developing in recognition, with the global viewing target audience for the Women’s World Cup expected to reach as much as one thousand million.

But the gamers themselves are increasingly questioning the extent of earnings and prize cash they receive in comparison to their male counterparts.

US World Cup winner Hope Solo has said the disparity among men’s and girls’s prize cash shows that “male chauvinism is entrenched” in Fifa, soccer’s governing body.

And following the modern day mind-blowing 13-0 win by means of the USA team over Thailand, calls for pay parity were heightened.
How is prize money offered?
The winners in France will obtain $4m (£three.2m), double the quantity of the preceding event in 2015.

The prize cash given to other teams relies upon on how a long way they get, beginning at $750,000 (£590,000) for taking element within the initial group stage.

In general, Fifa awards $30m (£24m) to the competing teams within the women’s event.

For last yr’s guys’s World Cup, the full prize money awarded changed into $400m (£315m), more than ten times as plenty.