The president of the American football association, Carlos Cordeiro is a Friday and resigned. With the departure of the American, following protests from the people of the national female team, due to his comments about the salarisverschil between men and women.
In February, tied to the football of the United States of america filed a lawsuit against the American football federation USSF, for € 60 million, due to an uneven payment. They want equal pay for male and female team.
During the trial, asked the attorney for the union, the national mannenteam have a greater responsibility than the female team and the men’s jobs and that “a higher level of skill is required on the basis of speed and power.”
The American players responded after Thursday’s upset, and called the statements “unacceptable and offensive”. Megan Rapinoe, star of the last world cup, calling it “blatant misogyny and sexism.”
Cordeiro has, on Thursday, apologised, but on Friday he was announced as president, to step down. “In consultation with the board of directors, I have decided to immediately resign,” said Cordeiro, in a statement posted on Twitter. Cindy Parlow Cone will be for the time being, responsibilities as the president of the football association.
It has been an incredible privilege to serve as the President of U.s. Soccer.
My one and only mission has been always, and we’ve been to do what is best for our Federation.
After discussions with the Board of Directors, I have decided to step down, effective immediately. My full statement:
AvatarAuteurCACSoccerMoment of plaatsen01:06 am – 13 march, 2020