Well, look at this. “Independently audited finances” of US Soccer show that members of the US Women’s National Team were actually paid MORE than members of the US Men’s National Team over the past 10 years:

Here’s the letter:

Money quote:

As you’ll see—separate and apart from any prize money awarded by FIFA—U.S. Soccer has, over the past decade, paid our Women’s National Team more than our Men’s National Team in salaries and game bonuses, and we continue to make unprecedented investments in our women’s program.

Note: The women made more money while the men generated more revenue:

The women are arguing, however, that they should be paid the same as the men would have been if the men had won the World Cup, but that doesn’t really make a lot of sense because the revenues generated by the men’s cup are much higher. Also complicated the analysis is the structural difference between the contracts: Women have more guarantees while the men have performance-based compensation: