A kick to the gender difference. In Ireland, the world of football was revolutionized in relation to the salaries set aside for male and female players on the respective national teams. For the first time, players representing the senior women’s and men’s teams of the Republic of Ireland will soon receive the same match bonus at the international level ‘as part of a smashing deal Irish Sports’. To reach this fair deal, the men’s team agreed to reduce the amount players receive in each match, so the good news is that the federation is using that money to increase the salaries paid to female players. The new salary will take effect soon and players will receive a € 500 increase when Ireland face Portugal on Wednesday in Estadio Algarve. Prior to Ireland, England, Brazil, Australia, Norway and New Zealand were among the countries that publicly pledged to reward both men and women in international competitions.
“This is a great day for Irish football, and it’s a day in the history books,” said Irish football captain Katie McCabe. “We have taken a big step through this deal, offering international players the same opportunities and showing the world what we can achieve with unity,” he said, endorsing the long struggle.Equal pay Launched in 2017. Everton defender Seamus Coleman said: “We are delighted to be doing what we can to ensure that our international players are treated fairly.
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