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Rapinoe Cheered While Macron, FIFA Boss Jeered At World Cup Closing Ceremony
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9 Jul 2019 12:57 AM EST

French president Emmanuel Macron and FIFA chief Aiani Infantino were booed by the crowd at the Women's World Cup Final closing ceremony. US fans demanded equal pay for the players after their team claimed a fourth global title by beating the Netherlands 2-0 on Sunday. Reuters reports President Emmanuel Macron and FIFA Chief Gianni Infantino were jeered as they approached the podium. It was a sharp contrast with the hero-like reception given to player of the match Megan Rapinoe by the 57,900 crowd.

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