NEW YORK, NY(SMI-SPORTS-ENTERTAINMENT, 11.14-11.16.22)- The United States Women's national team who are ranked World #1 by FIFA and have won
four FIFA World titles gathered together with soccer legends from previous decades and sports celebrities last Monday's evening in Manhattan to attend the first ever USWNT Player's Ball in celebration to their historic equal pay triumph agreement with the US Soccer Federation at Chelsea Piers, in New York City.
The USWNT PLAYERS’ BALL was hosted by the USWNT Players Association who reunited the past and present Players to join and celebrate the new pay equity collective bargaining agreements between the U.S. Soccer Federation and the USWNTPA and the U.S. Men’s National Team Players Association.
The new compensation agreement was reached las May before the reigning and 4-time world champions prepare for the 2023 FIFA World Cup next summer in Australia and New Zealand and it will run through 2028 providing equal pay, working conditions, and World Cup prize money.
USWNT players and VIP's included: Alex Morgan, Megan Rapinoe, Sue Bird, Abby Wambach, Julie Foudy, Crystal Dunn, Trinity Rodman, Kelley O’Hara, Becky Sauerbrunn, Mallory Pugh, Sophia Smith, Midge Purce, Justin Tucker,ALEX MORGAN, MEGAN RAPINOE, SUE BIRD (WNBA legend), ABBY WAMBACH, CRYSTAL DUNN, TRINITY RODMAN, ADRIANNA FRANCH, ASHLYN HARRIS, ROSE LAVELLE, KELLEY O’HARA, JULIE FOUDY, CHRISTEN PRESS, BECKY SAUERBRUNN, MALLORY PUGH, KRISTIE & SAM MEWIS, TOBIN HEATH, MEGHAN KLINGENBERG, SAM COFFEY, HEATHER O’REILLY, MIDGE PURCE, DANSBY SWANSON (Atlanta Braves), JUSTIN TUCK (former NFL great), HANNAH STORM (Amazon Sports), TAYLOR ROOKS (Turner Broadcaster), JT BATSON (CEO/Secretary General, US Soccer Federation), CINDY PARLOW CONE (U.S. Soccer President), JESSICA BERMAN (NWSL Commissioner)....