Ticker Tape Parade for World Cup-Winning U.S. Women

The fight for equality is not over as Women's World Cup champions demand equal pay for female athletes.
1:20 | 07/08/15

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Finally, another victory for the women of team usa. New York has heard the fans, they will get that ticker tape parade. Here's Cecilia Vega. Reporter: From the field to the locker room, to the victory ride home. The trophy buckled in its own seat. Now the whole team back on home turf. ? We are the champions ? Reporter: But the reality, these women not playing on a level field. Endorsements aside, players on the U.S. Women's national team earn an average of $14,000 a year. That's just above the national poverty line. The men who lost, $305,000. That's over 20 times more than the women who won. And worldwide, the ladies world cup prize nearly 40 times less. Just today news that New York City will throw a victory parade Friday, but a woman hasn't walked the canyon of heros since olympic figure skater Carol heist all the way back in 1960, champions who have come so far but still get paid for kicking like a girl. Cecilia Vega, ABC news, new York. And we hope to see you right back here tomorrow night. Good night.

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