U.S. Soccer Sponsor Enters Equal Pay Fight on Women’s Side

Procter & Gamble urged the federation “to be on the right side of history,” and donated more than $500,000 to the team’s players association.
Jul 15, 2019 3:50 PM ET

Originally posted on NYT

One of U.S. Soccer’s official sponsors has sided with the World Cup-winning United States women’s team in its fight with the federation for equal pay, urging its partner, the governing body for soccer in the United States, “to be on the right side of history.”

The sponsor, Procter & Gamble, declared its support for equal pay in a full-page advertisement in Sunday’s editions of The New York Times.

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