Copa Libertadores Feminina Champion Denied Prize Money

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Atletico Hulia women’s team won the Copa Libertadores Feminina but their $55,000 prize money went to the men’s team to cover their outstanding debt. RT America’s Steve Christakos spoke with Hulia’s midfielder Liana Salazar about the status of their prize money and inequality in the sport. She also discussed the growth of soccer in Colombia along with the struggles female athletes face compared to their male counterparts.

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