U.S. Women’s Soccer Deserves Proper Pay

The USWNT is dominant on the field.  Their record in the FIFA World Cup and in international play is beyond impressive, let alone the star power provided by members of the WNT such as Carli Llyod, Megan Rapinoe, and Julie Ertz.  However, for playing the same game, at the same level, and being more successful than their opposite-sex counterparts, they are paid far less than the men. … More U.S. Women’s Soccer Deserves Proper Pay

Growing Pains: Spanish Soccer’s Dispute Over Goooool-den Globalization Opportunity

In August 2018, the Liga Nacional de Fútbol Profesional (“La Liga”), Spain’s top professional soccer league, announced a partnership with Relevant, a United States-based sports management company. Relevant created and holds the rights for the International Champions Cup, a preseason exhibition soccer tournament that many La Liga soccer clubs participate in… The Spanish soccer players’ union was outraged when the partnership with Relevant was announced. The union stated that they were “angry and surprised” by the announcement. The main concern seemed to be that the union was not consulted before La Liga entered into the partnership with Relevant. The union did not rule out going on strike to block the agreement. … More Growing Pains: Spanish Soccer’s Dispute Over Goooool-den Globalization Opportunity