Brazilian women unable to emulate U.S. footballers in equality battle

FILE PHOTO: Mar 5, 2019; Tampa, FL, USA; United States forward Alex Morgan (13) and Brazil defender Erika (4) fight for the ball during the second half in a She Believes Cup women's soccer match at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Douglas DeFelice-USA TODAY Sports -/File Photo

(Reuters) – Brazil’s female footballers have made great strides in growing their domestic game but they lack the organisation to emulate the United States team and demand the same pay and conditions as men, defender Erika told Reuters on Tuesday. The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) this year obliged all first division clubs to create a […]

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