‘Is it too much to ask?’ Matildas take fight to Fifa over fair Women’s World Cup pay

  • PFA demands an immediate doubling of prize money
  • Currently women playing for 7.5% of men’s purse

The chasm that exists between men’s and women’s pay in football has been addressed by the World Cup-bound Matildas, who have taken their claim for gender equity in prize money to Fifa on the eve of the tournament in France.

Through Professional Footballers Australia, the players’ union, a campaign has been launched that aims to diminish the glaring gap in financial rewards at the World Cup, which has widened over recent years.

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