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FIFA to address huge gulf in World Cup prize money between men and women as they agree to negotiations France took home huge £30million for winning World Cup last year in Russia  But team that wins women's tournament will only bank £3m if they triumph FIFA have agreed to start negotiating new conditions after the tournament

By Ian Herbert For The Daily Mail

Published: 22:30 BST, 4 June 2019 | Updated: 23:30 BST, 4 June 2019

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FIFA has admitted that the astronomical gulf between World Cup prize money for men and women need to be addressed and has agreed to negotiations with the world players' union after the tournament which kicks off on Friday.

Though there is no indication that anyone in Phil Neville's England ranks believes they should be paid the same as the men's team, there is a huge difference in prize money. 

France banked around £30m for winning last year's World Cup, while the winners of the women's tournament will earn a little over £3m.

Steph Houghton and the England team will earn £3million if they win the World Cup

Steph Houghton and the

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