Spain turns into newest to provide equal pay to female and male nationwide workforce footballers
Spain’s soccer federation has introduced that female and male gamers will obtain equal pay for representing their nation.
The settlement — which covers the subsequent 5 seasons — will even deliver equality to the journey, meals and lodging obtainable to Spain’s nationwide groups.
“The bonuses obtained in percentages will probably be equalised,” Royal Spanish Soccer Federation (RFEF) stated in a assertion on Tuesday.
“Any longer, the ladies gamers within the nationwide workforce may have an advance on bonuses, precisely the identical as the lads’s workforce,” added federation president Luis Rubiales.
“All gamers will even obtain a share of the sponsorship contracts. I believe it’s troublesome to search out such a whole settlement elsewhere.”
FUTPRO union president Amanda Gutierrez — who represented the ladies gamers within the negotiations — has described it as a “historic day”.
England, Eire, Norway and the US are amongst different nations which have already reached equal pay agreements with males’s and ladies’s soccer groups.