Football players’ union looks to hold FIFA accountable for player payments at Women’s World Cup

The global football players’ union is working with FIFA to make sure that payments promised to all players at the Women’s World Cup actually reach them.

FIFA confirmed last week that the 732 players participating in the tournament, which starts next month in Australia and New Zealand, will be paid at least 30,000 USD each. The paycheck rises if teams do well, with each player for the winning team earning 270,000 USD.

The players’ union, known as FIFPRO, helped push for FIFA to dedicate a…

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