The U.S. women’s national team won 13-0 against Thailand in their first match in the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup on Tuesday. In light of their incredible victory — it was a record win in both men’s and women’s World Cup history — people want to know why they’re paid so much less than the men’s national team.
Player Alex Morgan alone managed to score a record five times during the match. To put the team’s 13 goals into perspective, the U.S. men’s national team scored 12 in their last three World Cup attempts combined.
So yeah, this is pretty freaking impressive.