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WATCH: Snoop Dogg Demands Equal Pay For US Women Soccer Team Post World Cup Win

Written By Press Trust Of India | Mumbai | Published:

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  • Hip hop legend Snoop Dogg hadย rallied for US women soccer team demanding equal pay for them after their World Cup win against the Netherlands last week
  • Snoop Dogg shared a video on Instagram on Sunday in support of the women's squad, calling out the pay discrepancy that exists between men and women in the sport
  • Earlier this year, the current members of the US women's soccer team filed a lawsuit against US Soccer Federation, their governing body, alleging years of institutionalised gender discrimination

Hip hop legend Snoop Dogg had rallied for US women soccer team demanding equal pay for them after their World Cup win against the Netherlands last week.

Snoop Dogg shared a video on Instagram on Sunday in support of the women's squad, calling out the pay discrepancy that exists between men and women in the sport.

"Shout out to the US women's soccer team for their fourth World Cup," he captioned the post. "They only get USD 90,000 per player, but the men, if they win it, they get USD 500,000 per player," he added.

Earlier this year, the current members of the US women's soccer team filed a lawsuit against US Soccer Federation, their governing body, alleging years of "institutionalised gender discrimination". 

READ: Women's World Cup: USA Make History With Record 4th Title As They Beat Netherlands 2-0

The team is seeking equal pay with their male counterparts, who could not make it to the 2018 World Cup. 

American filmmaker Ava DuVernay and Actor Regina King also pushed for the right to equal pay for the women's team, while Other Hollywood personalities like Eva Longoria, Russo Brothers, Ellen DeGeneres, and Elizabeth Banks expressed their hearty congratulations to the winning team.

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