Football: Spain’s big step towards men’s-women’s equality

“Land football, it has changed, ”says Kylian Mbappé. Sur specific aspects, c’est en bien que ce sport progresse. Salary equality between men and women is part of it. After the United States, which reached an agreement so that the players (who dominate women’s football) touch the same salary as the players, it is Spain’s turn to ratify an agreement in this sense . Luis Rubiales, president of the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) pledged on Tuesday, June 14, to pay the same bills, in terms of prizes and image rights, to women and men.

“From now on, the players of the national team will have an advance on the prizes, exactly the same as the men’s team,” he said at a press conference, which took place in the presence of three. major players of the Roja, Alexia Putellas, Patricia Guijarro and Irene Paredes.

“All players will also receive a percentage on sponsorship contracts. I think it is difficult to find a complete agreement elsewhere, ”added Luis Rubiales.

“It’s a historic day”

The agreement, which covers the next five seasons, also covers the working conditions of women (displacement, food, accommodation) for those of men.

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“It’s a historic day,” said Futpro union president Amanda Gutierrez, who represented the players in the negotiations.

Spain joins countries such as Brazil, England, the United States, Norway and Denmark that have already concluded similar agreements.

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