USWNT suing US Soccer

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  1. JoeCakeEater

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    https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.ny...r-team-lawsuit-gender-discrimination.amp.html

    They should be compensated as a percentage of the revenue they generate in my opinion. It’s not equal work because the USMNT doesn’t play again terrible women soccer teams. This is different than corporate careers where everyone competes against each other for the same piece of the market pie. This is also a slippery slope...next WNBA players will need to get paid tens of millions annually. Hell, you’ll have a women’s NFL pop up overnight as a cash grab. I would tell them to pound sand and sit out the World Cup if they want. They will kill women’s soccer overnight. I for one refuse to watch any coverage.
     
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    I will feel better now when they crash out.
     
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    The ironic thing here is they are literally lobbying for inequality. To be treated differently (better) than the men. They want money for öööö they’re not doing.

    If they want real equality, eliminate men’s/women’s soccer and just have soccer.

    If I have to listen to one more god damn quote about one of them bragging about how much more success they’ve had than the USMNT. Newsflash, you’re among the best in the world because US Soccer fosters the women’s game better than other countries.

    I used to watch a lot of USWNT games. But I’ve lost interest lately after all this bullshit.
     
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    Yeah, its ironic that they are getting so obnoxious right about the time they start getting their ass kicked on the reg. by the European teams.
     
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    Here’s a joke about this situation

    The reason why USA women are so good is because the rest of the world thinks women’s soccer is a joke.

    If the nations that are the powers on the men’s side took women’s soccer more seriously, USA women would have much less dominance
     
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    gtphd Georgia Polytechnic and State University

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    The reason the USMNT struggles is that the best American athletes don’t play soccer. It’s much more likely that the best American female athletes play soccer.
     
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    BainbridgeJacket As fleeting as a 4th quarter lead

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    This is what happens when you skip economics classes to train for a sport.
     
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    Would love to take this to another thread

    First of all, what some consider our best athletes might not fit soccer. Steph Curry or John Wall might be much better than Lebron. Odell Beckham was on some youth USMNT.

    Even if our best athletes did play soccer, it’s also a cultural thing. Would they get good instruction?
     
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    Dribble, put ball in net, don't foul, work on inbounding ball, try to get free shot from referee. Same instructions as basketball.
     
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    Sadly that is about the extent of instruction most kids get in the USA
     
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    Are they wrong?

    It is like watching mid-level high school soccer. It is soccer minus excitement and athleticism.
     
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    I take it you dont like watching wnba or tennis?
     
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    Tennis can at least be enjoyable because of a few of the chicks have some traces of femininity worth watching.
     
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    I find myself googling the cuter soccer players during USWNT matches.

    It is hilarious to hear the players hollering during uswnt matches. The crowd is often that quiet/nonexistent. You never hear the men.
     
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    Akinji07 Inventor of Thursdays

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    You also dont hear the men in porn. You hear the women.

    Unless it's euro porn. Then the men are louder.

    Really its better to watch euro porn on mute. Too much grunting.

    Actually don't watch any euro porn. It's terrible.
     
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    To me this is like buying a house and then having the previous owners sue you for more money once it increases in value.

    They signed a contract. No one knew just how feminine America would get and therefore how irrationally obsessed with women’s soccer we would get. Now that we do, negotiate a new contract at the right time. Is Blake Snell going to sue for gender discrimination because he doesn’t like getting paid league minimum after winning the Cy Young?