Women's soccer is growing globally. U.S. college sports are part of that.

Investment and equality in U.S. college sports has translated to more success for women in soccer around the world.
U.S. colleges have provided women's soccer players from around the world the resources, investment and infrastructure needed for strong development. Pictured: Merel van Dongen (R) of the Netherlands during the 2023 World Cup. She played soccer at the University of Alabama before going on to an international career.

Women's soccer equal pay deal highlights how unions can help level the playing field

Sep 7, 2022
According to federal data, union membership reduces the gender pay gap by nearly 40%.
Under the new contracts, the U.S. men's and women's soccer teams will be paid according to the same pay structure for appearances and tournament games.
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How Angel City Football Club wants to turn its mission of equality into a global brand

Jun 22, 2021
The women's soccer team was founded in part as a response to the pay disparity between male and female athletes.
Angel City Football Club President Julie Uhrman. She wants to show that women's soccer “deserves the attention and the revenue the male teams just get without trying."
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