SportsTalk, October 16th. Recently, Spanish women’s football international Aitana Bonmati was interviewed by Salvados’ program and talked about the current situation of women’s football. She said that if the women’s football team cannot improve their wages, To improve, we must improve in terms of better sports conditions.
“I started playing football when I was 6 years old. I was the only girl in the whole club. My role models were all male football players, Xavi, Iniesta… You can often hear parents saying: ‘How can a girl play football? Boys do better.”
“I have experienced insults and quarrels, and even physical beatings, but I have my own personality. I’ve survived it all. I don’t hold grudges, but it’s more than that. I like to explain with actions, but the road I take is not smooth.”
“Now, when I go to the stadium, I still think, how can we play in such conditions? We are talking about a top professional league, and in fact, our league has only changed its name. , As far as the facts are concerned, I can’t see any change.”
“The player’s annual salary is only 21,000 euros. It’s a very low salary, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and they have to travel and be far away from home. The injustice they suffer is obvious. But we are not asking for the same salary as the men’s football team, we just think it shouldn’t be Like this. What we ask for is decent conditions and a commitment to results. The World Cup has brought a lot of benefits, and Barcelona has made a lot of money from us.”
“I don’t expect more support from male football players. Obviously, I am a feminist and I fight for the interests of women and for an equal society. We can learn from what has happened Take the negative out of things and now the positive is, ourThe voice was finally being heard, not just domestically but internationally. ”