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Podcast / September 26 2023

The hard road to equal pay in US soccer

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For the first time in US soccer history, the men’s and women’s national teams are getting paid at the same rate. That’s the result of a grueling negotiation that ended last year, led by Cindy Parlow Cone, a former professional player who became the US Soccer Federation president.

Cone speaks with producer Karen Given and describes how far apart the two sides were at the start and how they reached an agreement.

The Negotiators is a collaboration between Doha Debates and Foreign Policy.