USWNT’s Ertz on equal pay battle: ‘We are really proud of ourselves’
In the latest Peter King Podcast, NBC Sports’ NFL analyst spoke with USMNT star midfielder Julie Ertz and her husband Philadelphia Eagles TE Zach Ertz, to discuss their lives as athletes, what they learned from each other’s sport, and the work they’re doing off the field and in the community.
Ertz, 27, also discussed the USWNT’s ongoing battle with the U.S. Soccer Federation for equal pay.
“As a team we are really proud of ourselves, honored to be one of those that is continuing to make this sport bigger and better,” Ertz said. “Not just here but globally as well, and that when the next generation comes and fills our shoes, we will leave it in a better place than when I started with this national team.”
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