Adidas introduced all athletes at the winning crew on the 2019 Women’s World Cup in France will acquire the same bonus payout as their male opposite numbers.
The large sportswear enterprise launched the news on Friday, with the motto “Equal pay for equal play.”
“We trust in inspiring and allowing the subsequent generation of girl athletes, creators, and leaders thru breaking boundaries,” Adidas executive board member Eric Liedtke stated in a declaration.
“We are announcing that every one Adidas athletes at the prevailing 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup group will receive the identical performance bonus payout as their male peers.”
It comes at the equal day all 28 gamers at the United States women’s team reportedly filed gender discrimination in shape in opposition to the USA Soccer Federation.
The lawsuit mentioned inequities affecting the whole lot from the group’s pay, training, and journey to scientific treatment.
The Women’s World Cup receives underway on June 7, with us looking to defender their identify.