By Nimot Adetola Sulaimon
Brazil’s soccer federation (CBF) has introduced that it’ll now pay women and men below the nationwide crew, the identical quantity.
With this improvement, Brazil joins Australia, Norway, and New Zealand to conform to equal pay.
This means Brazil’s feminine gamers together with Marta, Formiga, and Leticia Santos will obtain the identical funds and allowances as Neymar, Gabriel Jesus, and Roberto Firmino.
Rogerio Caboclo, the federation’s president mentioned in a press release; “The CBF has equalled the prize money and allowances between men’s and women’s football, which means the women players will earn the same as the men”.
Na íntegra a fala do presidente Rogério Caboclo sobre essa conquista histórica do futebol feminino e um grande passo a frente: a igualdade nos valores entre homens e mulheres!!! https://t.co/isTznZXgIJ pic.twitter.com/ctFfy9jmAq
— Natália Lara (@natalialaragc) September 2, 2020
“It will be proportionally the same as what Fifa proposes for women, that is to say, there will be no more gender difference in remuneration between men and women,” Caboclo added.
The new directive will likely be utilized to the groups taking part within the Olympics subsequent 12 months in addition to the following World Cup tournaments.’