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FIFA expands Women's World Cup from 24 teams to 32 for 2023

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So, it will now be four good teams and 28 lousy ones. BTW, did you hear that it turns out the US women were lying about not receiving “equal pay?”

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cla68: "So, it will now be four good teams and 28 lousy ones."

Which are which, in your mind?

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BTW, did you hear that it turns out the US women were lying about not receiving “equal pay?”

Did ya actually buy the US Soccer Federation's rationale?

"U.S. Men’s National Team Blasts U.S. Soccer for Claiming It Pays Women More"

https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2019/07/usmnt-statement-womens-team-equal-pay-fight.html

For one, it didn't factor in the sponsorships that the US men get. And for another, the US Fed is counting the women's pro league wages and grass-roots investments for the women - which have not to do with being in the national team (non-national team players get those money too)

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Hopefully the skill level of smaller nations will increase by that time.

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