The U.S. Soccer Federation announced a pair of historic collective bargaining agreements with its men’s and women’s senior national teams early Wednesday morning that will provide unprecedented terms of equal pay to members of both squads.
The new CBAs are highlighted by a provision that will combine and then split World Cup prize money awarded by FIFA to both U.S. national teams. U.S. Soccer said that it’s the first national federation to equalize World Cup prize money.
The labor deals, which have already been approved and ratified, will run through 2028.
“This is a truly historic moment.