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US Soccer says unequal pay for women is fair because 'men are bigger, stronger, faster,' as USWNT sues for $67 million

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Initial filings from the US Women's National Team's gender discrimination lawsuit against the US Soccer Federation suggest that the two parties are further apart than ever.
The USWNT players are seeking $67 million in back pay, which their lawyers argue is commensurate with the amount they would have been compensated had they been given the rate "set forth in the USMNT CBA."
The USSF, meanwhile, alleges that the USWNT players have no grounds for a discrimination lawsuit because men are "bigger, stronger, faster."
Since the federation claims the USMNT and USWNT players "perform such...
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