Transcript for Women's World Cup champions return to the US
The women's world cup champions have brought their victory back home tonight, arriving at Newark airport a short time ago, after scoring a record fourth world cup championship. Of course, their second in a now, the big parade planned here in New York City, and here's ABC's Eva pilgrim. Reporter: Tonight, a hero's welcome home for the women's national soccer team, now back on U.S. Soil. The players exhausted, but we are the champions Reporter: Celebrating their world cup title, golden boot winner Megan rapinoe posing with the trophy. Goal! Reporter: They made their point on and off the field. Equal pay! Reporter: Putting the issue of pay equality front and center. The president of fee that proposing to double the prize money for the next women's world cup to $60 million, but that number falling drastically short of the men's projected $440 million prize. My friend just sent this to me from the '99 world cup. How old were you? I don't know, 13 or 14. All those kids who were over there supporting us and supporting us at home, you can be standing in front of these microphones any day. Reporter: And the team will celebrate their big win with a ticker tape parade marching through New York's canyon of heroes on Wednesday. David? All right, can't wait for that. Eva, thank you. And we should mention that all of the world cup champs will be live on "Good morning America" right here tomorrow morning. Of course, we'll be watching that.
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