By Ian Herbert For The Daily Mail
Published: 22:30 BST, 4 June 2019 | Updated: 23:30 BST, 4 June 2019
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