Megan Rapinoe Wants to Work with US Soccer in the Fight for Equal Pay

  • Published on Jul 16, 2019
  • Megan Rapinoe talks about the pressure to win the World Cup, the fight for equal pay and the victory parade of the United States women's national soccer team.
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  • Joe :
    Joe : 5 days ago

    The women get paid more than the men, do they not understand that. Seriously why are most women such snowflakes now-a-days like god damn.

  • KH lee
    KH lee 6 days ago

    Minor league champion : "EQUAL PAY WITH MAJOR LEAGUE CHAMPION"

  • Darra m
    Darra m 15 days ago

    Equal pay?? Lol they can’t even fill the stadiums, where’s the money going to come from. It would be a bad investment to pay woman that amount of money when there’s not much demand for watching them play. Nothing against woman’s sport, but paying them potentially 100s of thousands a week is unrealistic

  • F. O.
    F. O. 25 days ago


  • John Dayz
    John Dayz 27 days ago

    Women's football is a big lie, they will never reach the male level, no matter how masculine the lesbians are, a third division men's team will score them any number of goals. but they will tell me male chauvinist, no I am not, I am realistic. I met Rapinoe more for being gay, than for being a footballer.

  • E11I5
    E11I5 27 days ago +1

    When the women’s game is as popular as them men’s then we’ll talk

  • L Steiner
    L Steiner Month ago

    Adolescent, factless and utterly deluded = megan. Choose one of four cow names suitable for megan = Aimless, Pointless, Graceless or Feckless - Cold Comfort Farm.

  • L Steiner
    L Steiner Month ago

    The women get 23% of the revenue generated by their sport. The men get 2%. Pick one, megan. Either you get 2% or they get 23%. It's one or the other and THAT will be equal pay. It is exactly that simple. You are completely full of crap. Are you truly unaware that you are already getting special treatment? Shut up and grow up. All you people saying you'd watch women's soccer over men's DON"T watch soccer AT ALL. You LIE. You just a bunch of kiss asses. Go ahead, put your money where your mouth is. Start watching women's soccer and buying tickets to attend the games. I'll believe it when I see it. Shall we meet here same time next year? Yeah, then we can all listen to you piss a moan some more about how "under funded" you are.

  • Lady Dyke Vader
    Lady Dyke Vader 2 months ago

    Don't like sports so didn't know her... but wow, I'm more gay by looking at her and it shouldn't be even possible

    • Lady Dyke Vader
      Lady Dyke Vader 2 months ago

      @Darth Nihilus If your argument had any sense, male strippers, writers and dancers would have to work on lower pay than homeless people picking up trash

    • Darth Nihilus
      Darth Nihilus 2 months ago +1

      LOL women ask for equal pay yet it looks like women do not turn on the tv to give them revenue ratings or go to stadiums to support them LOL!

  • a s
    a s 2 months ago +3

    Equal pay... Blah blah blah.. She wants to get paid the same as Messi? What a joke

  • a s
    a s 2 months ago

    Women's football: the poor and low quality spectacle shoved in our faces every day by the feminist media and agenda.

  • Tim Jeffries
    Tim Jeffries 3 months ago

    Still about money, look at WNBA. More money in mens sports, so they will always make more. Stop grandstanding and trying to make a name for yourself, that’s not TEAM oriented.

  • Nathan Morris
    Nathan Morris 3 months ago

    She ugly

  • Freddie Mercury
    Freddie Mercury 3 months ago +2

    Men get 7% of revenue
    Women get 22% of revenue

    Women's football draw in millions, while men's draw in billions.
    It's simple math, not discrimination

    • Big N
      Big N 3 months ago

      Thank you Mr Mercury

  • Lou B
    Lou B 3 months ago

    If that’s the case, male pornstars should be paid equally as the female pornstars

  • Steve Andress
    Steve Andress 3 months ago

    Umm revenue?

    • Johan gade
      Johan gade 2 months ago

  • Bruh Zebra
    Bruh Zebra 3 months ago

    It’s called men’s team for a reason

  • Ex Popham
    Ex Popham 4 months ago

    US Women get payed a higher percentage of the revenue than the men. So yes you’re paying paid equally

    • Johan gade
      Johan gade 2 months ago

  • The Man
    The Man 4 months ago

    Why are the women being payed less than the men?
    There is no ”mens soccer” or any other ”mens sport”. Those leagues are just the leagues open for everyone, no matter if you are man, woman, under 18 years old, blind, paraplegic etc. There are however a number of leagues open to you only if you fullfill certain specific criteria, such as a U18 league, womens league, paralympics etc.
    If you want equal pay, take a spot on the roster of the one big league that is open to anyone - the so called ”mens league”.
    I can’t believe noone told you about this before...

  • Liquid
    Liquid 4 months ago

    They should have had Sue Bird on with her, that would be a fun interview!

  • Shakiba
    Shakiba 4 months ago

    Equal pay for women✊

    • SSGSS JB
      SSGSS JB 4 months ago +1

      Shakiba Mehdizadeh 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣 make sure your skills are up to par with men then idiot. If women were better they’d bring in more money which would lead them to get paid more but they suck ass and should stick to cooking and cleaning.

  • Kevin Doyle
    Kevin Doyle 4 months ago

    Fuckin losers

  • Rico S
    Rico S 4 months ago +3

    Thailand didn't even know there team was in the World Cup

  • johnekizomba
    johnekizomba 4 months ago +5

    Draw and equal crowd and corresponding revenue then we'll talk, otherwise the 14 year old boys team who beat the woman's champion team gets paid more than the women.

  • Xtoriez Novel
    Xtoriez Novel 4 months ago +1

    Time for a reminder on Seth Liars: 1. Trump is not a racist. The "cages" on the border are always open, illegals can return to their own country, or another country of their choice, any time they want. Also, anyone is allowed into Trump's casinos and not just Germans with blonde hair and blue eyes. 2. If the Russians had meddled in our elections they would have taken over or benefitted in some way back in 2017. They didn't. All people are innocent until proven guilty, not, Let's impeach him anyway, regardless. Trump defending himself is not obstruction of justice!

  • Craig Herman
    Craig Herman 4 months ago

    +100 on the day drinking with Megan for sure!! Not sure she could hang with Seth though. They should go 1 for 1, Take a drink then take a kick!

  • vbictor90
    vbictor90 4 months ago


  • jason seiler
    jason seiler 4 months ago


  • IceFoxx
    IceFoxx 4 months ago +1

    She is gorgeous

  • Tim Marshall
    Tim Marshall 4 months ago

    If the sport pulls the same revenue then yep equal pay or to put it another way, equal percentage or equal dividend otherwise they bankrupt the sport and deprive the folks who work behind the scenes of funds to feed their families.
    If the sports have vastly different takings when averaged out over a year then this request for "equal" is like the star of an independent film saying they want 10 million from a 5.milliondollar budget film because Ben Affleck once got 10 million.

    • Johan gade
      Johan gade 2 months ago

  • Aman beniwal
    Aman beniwal 4 months ago +1

    Kylie Jenner just became the fastest billionaire in the world
    So it's clear being Rich is subjective to a Number of issues .
    Women unfortunately have more to offer in fashion industry than sports ,as hollow as it sounds it's true.

  • Frank Crooker
    Frank Crooker 4 months ago

    Anti American.
    She can leave anytime.
    So I guess the boys 15 and under soccer team from Dallas deserves to be paid a lot of money as well for playing a kids game that nobody cares about. I mean equal rights and equality applies to everyone right ? Regardless of sex.

  • Dylan 1999
    Dylan 1999 4 months ago

    Women get 20% of the revenue they generate while the men only get 8%.. How's the for equal pay??..

    MARC FLETCH 4 months ago

    Pathetic. Already paid 3x more re % revenue than memos soccer. Being in the revenue then MAYBE you may find the/$$$$$, or do you just want charity? Also mens soccer is faster & more entertaining. Sorry if the Truth hurts but its True.
    You can't get paid "equal" if you don't bring in EQUAL revenue. Step it up but please, just for starters STOP POLITIZISING SPORT!
    Let's see, beaten by an Under 15 school boys soccer team. Let's give them some of your Pay!!!!

    MARC FLETCH 4 months ago


  • gray73
    gray73 4 months ago

    I'm offended by her getting on her knees and sucking the dicks of he same black thugs that make it impossible for gay football players to come out.

  • Hudson Deck
    Hudson Deck 4 months ago

    It’s not going to happen

  • Cela McPherson
    Cela McPherson 4 months ago +2

    Great athlete, well spoken, well dressed, bad ass! I'm in love ❤️ Megan I'm a lesbian way to represent 🏳️‍🌈

  • Michael Steven
    Michael Steven 4 months ago

    Fame has already poisoned Rapinoe. Look her giving life inspiring commentary from a disgruntled leftist who kicks a ball ... The funny thing is that she really believes her own bullshit!! Lol !!

  • Elaine Ferry
    Elaine Ferry 4 months ago

    So proud she dumped tRump

  • Elaine Ferry
    Elaine Ferry 4 months ago +2

    WOW! Suit, classy woman

  • Marcio Coelho
    Marcio Coelho 4 months ago

    I'm all for the women's team, but this equal pay thing is BS. Said pay is based on the amount of revenue generated by the tournament, and you just cannot compare the women's to the men's. The whole movement is plain wishful thinking. Sorry.

    • Marcio Coelho
      Marcio Coelho 4 months ago

      @M Jenci I meant in terms of World Cup in general. But I see your point.

    • M Jenci
      M Jenci 4 months ago

      In the USA the women generate WAY more money than the men but get paid less. Notice they were not just talking about FIFA but the USA internal leagues. So by your own logic the local USA women teams should be paid more, but should not when competing internationally. Men's soccer in USA is a joke.

  • miss2369
    miss2369 4 months ago


  • milan awal
    milan awal 4 months ago

    Many viewers watched this women world cup not because of quality but because they are women (so that girls are encouraged to play football) and most of them are Americans because they are playing and favourite of the tournament as these girls think the have conquered the beautiful game..they are digging their own downfall..most of the football fans are lets see how many viewers you can get with your shity football and arrogant behaviour.

  • Robert James
    Robert James 4 months ago

    All of a sudden liberals care not only about the world cup but the women's world cup in the US. I mean, good for them for winning, but they aren't going to be paid as much as men because men bring in more money than they do. Nothing sexist about it. Men are just more athletic and bring in more money per game. I mean, imagine an all black male basketball team compared to an all white male team. The white men would lose every game. There are racial and gender differences, that is reality. Liberals, ACCEPT REALITY!!!!

  • Harshit Madan
    Harshit Madan 4 months ago +1

    They don't generate equal revenue. They don't deserve equal pay.

    • Jammzy
      Jammzy 4 months ago

      Just be yourself, it's 2019. Being gay is totally fine. You'll feel better.

  • carl watson
    carl watson 4 months ago +1

    Equal pay? Maybe for equal work. Maybe this woman should try playing centre forward in men's football in Europe.

  • Katy Wardle
    Katy Wardle 4 months ago +1


  • Norman Kelley
    Norman Kelley 4 months ago

    She's funny and fun.

  • crldnlc
    crldnlc 4 months ago +1

    OK Megan, where is the money supposed to come from? Just pull it out of the sky?…

  • Rosaedora
    Rosaedora 4 months ago +1

    she is so f*$#@ing hot

  • MolfzartC0inz92
    MolfzartC0inz92 4 months ago

    Umm you people are all fuckin ignorant. THE WOMEN MAKE MORE THAN MEN!!! This woman is a goddam liar and a cheat. She is already making millions, take a fucking breather. Sorry that not as many people watch woman's soccer than men's and the revenue is no where even close. Woman make 13% of the 75 Million in revenue they bring in while the men take in a much less 9%, but they generate about 4-6 BILLION with a B, per world cup. This literally is proof of how retarded this purple haired idiot is, and I am dumbfounded that people are falling for this. LOOK AT THE FUCKING NUMERS. Where on earth is money going to come from to pay these clowns??? Lord help us...

  • The Wiedźmin
    The Wiedźmin 4 months ago

    Math people math!
    You generate more money and sponsors you will earn more money...It's fucking simple. don't make stupid arguments just for the sake of politics!

  • Adam
    Adam 4 months ago

    Sorry, but women's football is just not as exhilarating as watching the men play.

    The US didnt win the World Cup, France did. Thy beat Croatia 4-2 in 2018.

    • Bradley Owusu
      Bradley Owusu 4 months ago

      Adam they get payed by the US soccer federation and she wants equal pay or whatever

  • Bella Dodds
    Bella Dodds 4 months ago +12

    She's my new girl crush.

  • Xe M
    Xe M 4 months ago

    WTF happened to her at Jimmy Kimmel's?

  • First Last
    First Last 4 months ago +5

    The pay shouldn’t be equal. There’s not one reason why the USA Men’s and Women’s soccer team should be paid equally. They are not equal. Maybe if the men ever have a team that isn’t complete garbage then equal pay could be discussed. The woman earn their pay. The men are an embarrassment to USA sports, they haven’t earned a dime.

    • First Last
      First Last 2 months ago

      @m b 😂😂😂 👍.. you must be a supporter of the embarrassment that is US Men’s soccer.

    • m b
      m b 2 months ago

      That very statement is why you're not, and never will be a member of the International Soccer Committee.

  • lfdiaz 987
    lfdiaz 987 4 months ago +1

    This is what they need to understand.... your teams, your clubs, your games overall do NOT get anywhere close to the revenue the men's games make. Simple as that. You cant be payed the same as the men if your club doesnt have the money a club like Man U has. That's like a man earning 5k per week for working an actual corporation and you wanting the same wage working at a local cafe. It just ain't happening if your own business ain't making that much

    • James Sylvester
      James Sylvester 4 months ago

      The issue is not what FIFA awarded France or Croatia. The issue is not what men in the MLS are paid vs. what women in the NWSL are paid. The issue is how USSF compensates the USWNT and the USMNT when the women have (after 2015) earned more for the USSF than the men. But comparing revenue is the easy part. Comparing the salary & benefits USSF pays their two teams is much harder.

  • dutchboyslim
    dutchboyslim 4 months ago

    I wonder if she will accept a pay cut to execute actual equal pay. I doubt it.

  • Mike Regan
    Mike Regan 4 months ago

    I'd be curious to see what, if any, the wage disparity is, _as a percentage of revenue._