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Canada Visit to the DFB: Chancellor Olaf Scholz confirms the demand for Equal Pay

20:00  09 august  2022
20:00  09 august  2022 Source:   spiegel.de

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How can you get more girls excited about a career in football? Chancellor Scholz wants to set a political sign when paying, DFB President Neuendorf argues differently.

  Besuch beim DFB: Bundeskanzler Olaf Scholz bekräftigt Forderung nach Equal Pay © Sebastian Gollnow/ dpa

During a visit to the new DFB Campus in Frankfurt am Main, Chancellor Olaf Scholz (SPD) confirmed his demand for the same premiums for the men's and women's national team. It is about the question: How can you inspire more girls for football? And the premiums play a role in this, ”said the 64-year-old when visiting the German Football Association (DFB).

»My point of view is known. In my view, this is something political and something different than with salary negotiations, «said Scholz. The debate about Equal Pay at the DFB had started driving at the European Championships in the course of the success of the women's national team. »We have 2022. Women and men should be paid for immediately. This also applies to sport, especially for national teams, «Scholz had tweeted during the group phase. He then visited the EM final against England .

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The DFB women had received a premium of 60,000 euros per player for the European Championship title, but the men would have received 400,000 euros per person in the previous year. He was "glad that the idea was taken open," said the SPD politician.

Neuendorf emphasized Orientation of the premiums on the market

DFB President Bernd Neuendorf was willing to talk. "I am ready to discuss in our committees whether our premium system is still up to date or whether you should adjust it," said the 61-year-old. Even with forces from politics, he wanted to "continue to talk" on this topic.

Neuendorf also restricted: »We define our premiums through the economic success of a competition. We are not backward across Europe. ”He wanted to be presenting in the Chancellery in the coming month and“ deepen ”the exchange.

It is "great that there is the first meeting," said national coach Martina Voss-Tecklenburg in the "current sports studio" of the ZDF on Saturday. In principle, nothing speaks against the same title bonuses, said Voss-Tecklenburg-but not at the gigantic level of men. But "a little less for men, a little more for women," emphasized the national coach.

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