The US women’s football team has accused its federation of using a “ruse” by saying they earn more than the men’s national side.
The US women’s team (USWNT) began legal action against the US Soccer Federation (USSF) over equal pay in March, four months before retaining the World Cup.
On Monday, the USSF said the women’s team had been paid more than the men’s over the last decade.
But a USWNT statement said the numbers were “utterly false”. Read more