Lawyers for the US Soccer Federation are trying to show it's OK to pay the women differently than the men because the competition is different. The sides made excerpts of depositions public in court filings.
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Molly Levinson, who represents the US Soccer players in matters concerning the dispute, said in a statement Wednesday that the players look forward to a jury trial.
According to a letter released Monday by US Soccer President Carlos Cordeiro, the federation paid out $34.1 million in salary and game bonuses to the women between 2010 and 2018 as opposed to $26.4 million paid to the men.
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