"I used to never share that because it seemed embarrassing," she said. "It's very important, I think. When people hear the term equal pay, or you talk about NWSL players and they don't make as much as an MLS player ... What does that actually mean? I think it puts it in perspective.
"We're not talking about making a good wage ... or just wanting to be compensated better. We're literally talking about sometimes not making enough money to live. It's important to give context to the conversation surrounding women's sports in general. It's not just soccer." ___ Distributed by Tribune Content Agency, LLC.