By Allana Akhtar
The US women’s soccer team made more revenue than the men’s team over the last three years, according to financial reports analyzed by the Wall Street Journal.
Women’s games reportedly brought in $50.8 million from 2016 to 2018 from mostly ticket sales. Men’s games made $49.9 million in the same time frame. Before 2016, however, the men’s team had generated more revenue every year, sometimes by more than $10 million.
Ticket sales make up just part of the US Soccer Federation operating revenue. The organization bundles brand sponsorships and broadcast sales between the two teams, making it harder to distinguish the difference in revenue, the Journa sa ysl.
Source: Business Insider