07 July 2019

Where the Gold Is

Megan Rapinoe has the Golden Ball. Unlike the tweeter-in-chief. And can use her Golden Boot to… actually, she's far too respectful to do that, especially in how she has protested inequality (of several kinds). And she's got 22 teammates.

USWNT 2019 World Cup Trophy Presentation (linked from USSoccer.com)

Now if we can just convince FIFA that (a) you don't show respect to women by allowing any other sanctioned match (let alone sanctioned national team matches) to occur on the same day as the Women's World Cup final, and (b) you don't advance the women's game by proposing to double the purse at the next World Cup while increasing the field, after you've increased the purse for the men at an even greater rate (when the men's Cup will be contested in atrocious conditions in Qatar), we'll be ahead of US immigration policy.