Women’s Soccer News: Carlos Cordeiro’s U.S. Soccer Exit Just The Beginning

by Forbes

Forbes— Even amid the mushrooming coronavirus outbreak and corresponding decimation of the sports landscape, the uproar over U. S. Soccer’s last legal filing produced significant change atop the organization.

www.nytimes.com—‘Blatant Misogyny’: U.S. Women Protest, and U.S. Soccer President Resigns. Legal filings in a lawsuit argued women’s soccer players were inferior to men, poisoning an already testy relationship. The backlash cost Carlos Cordeiro his post.

www.nytimes.com—U.S. Soccer President Carlos Cordeiro Resigns. The resignation, days after a legal filing widely condemned as misogynistic, threw the federation’s leadership into turmoil only weeks before it heads to court to face its women’s team.

SBNation.com—Carlos Cordeiro resigns as U.S. Soccer president over sexism in equal pay lawsuit. Photo by Emilee Chinn/Getty Images The president of U.S. Soccer resigned Thursday night following a wave of backlash against the federation. Carlos Cordeiro has resigned as president of U.S. Soccer following public outcry about the federation’s sexist legal defense used in its equal pay dispute with the United States Women’s National Team. Cordeiro issued a public statement about his resignation on Thursday night, saying, “My one and only mission has always been to do what is best for our...