Supporters chant ‘equal pay’ at parade for U.S. women’s national soccer team

The silliness continues….

 Financial Note: Total revenue brought in by Women’s soccer = $73,000,000 for which they receive in compensation – 13%. Total revenue brought in by Men’s soccer = 4 billion dollars for which they receive 9% in compensation… maybe the men should be protesting…… 

Ali Krieger and Megan Rapinoe wave to fans while celebrating the United States’ victory in the Women’s World Cup with a parade through New York City’s Canyon of Heroes on Wednesday. Theo Wargo/Getty Images

Fans on Wednesday celebrated the U.S. women’s national soccer team’s World Cup victory with a ticker tape parade in New York City.

The team, back home from France after taking their second straight FIFA World Cup title, joined Mayor Bill de Blasio and soccer officials on a float.

The team defeated the Netherlands 2-0 on Sunday.

Crowds also showed support for team members by changing “equal pay,” a reference to the dominant U.S. women’s push for compensation on par with that of their less successful male counterparts.

Megan Rapinoe, who won the Golden Boot after an all-around stellar performance during the tournament, closed out the parade by referring to the U.S.’s divided political climate, telling the crowd “we have to be better.”

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