Trump tries to amend the mistake made with women's football

Eduardo Harari
BarnBurner Sports Writer


Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Photo courtesy of Leah Millis, Reuters.

TORONTO - Not long ago, President Trump made such curious comments about the state of women's football and now, after being bashed by many soccer fans, he took the first step to amend his mistake by meeting with FIFA president, Gianni Infantino.

Trumps' main point was the equality of women in sports, but he did not comment directly on his suggestions to bring the issue to an agreement.

"Gianni and I just had a meeting about women's football and what everyone is going to do to make it even better and more equitable, etc.," Trump told reporters as he left the White House to travel to North Carolina.

He was with Infantino, who promised that the world football organization will soon present "some new initiatives" to boost women's play.

"Women's football, where they are world champions, there is much more to do," Infantino said. "The president was telling me this, and he's right."

The 28 members of the US women's team. UU. They filed a lawsuit in March against the US Football Federation. UU. Alleging discrimination in payment and gender-based resources. The women's team won the 2015 and 1999 World Cups, while the men never won a World Cup title.

Trump fought with cocaine Megan Rapinoe during the team's career during the World Cup in June. It is not clear if the team will be invited to celebrate at the White House, or how many players would attend if such an invitation were issued.

Trump recently received Infantino for a meeting at his golf club in Bedminster, N.J. The United States will organize the 2026 Men's World Cup as part of a joint agreement with Canada and Mexico.