United States women's national team star Megan Rapinoe spoke Wednesday in front of the House Oversight Committee on the topic of gender inequality.
Rapinoe explained how she has personally witnessed the disparities in player treatment and how resources are allocated between male and female athletes playing within the U.S. Soccer Federation system:
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“There is no level of status, and there is no accomplishment or power, that will protect you from the clutches of inequality — one cannot simply outperform inequality" -Megan Rapinoe (@mPinoe) live now at @OversightDems #EqualPayDay hearing. https://t.co/IqIeRMV0kS
"The United States women's national team has won four World Cup championships.