A 13-Year-Old Girl Wrote This Open Letter To FIFA. And It’s Absolutely Perfect

Project: GirlSpire

By Mic Breedy #7

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Sometimes it takes a 13-year-old to say what we’re all thinking. In this open letter to FIFA, Mic Beedy explains how it feels for young women to live with inequality in sport.

In the USWNT’s past, there has been a lot of gold. Just to name a few awards, the USWNT has won four Olympic golds and three World Cups. How could you possibly get any better? Well, no matter how many times the U.S. Women’s National Team have proven themselves, they still aren’t treated equally to the men of the game.

Let’s take the NWSL draft, for example. To watch it you couldn’t just flip the switch on the TV and see it on ESPN or Fox Sports 1. It wasn’t even talked about on ESPN (because apparently America is too busy watching their men play hand egg). It was barely mentioned anywhere. The only…

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