Australia union calls for equal World Cup prize money

The Australian players' union has called on FIFA to award the same prize money for the Women's World Cup that is provided for the men's tournament. Professional Footballers Australia launched awebsiteto bring the campaign to light. "FIFA should reward female and male players equally because it is the right thing to do," the campaign states. "The achievement of becoming world champion in the world's greatest game should be treated with equal respect for both genders." The prize money for the Women's World Cup is $30 million, with $4 million going to the champion. That is double the prize money that was awarded for the 2015 World Cup in Canada. However, it is just a fractio...

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