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'It's ridiculous': Frank de Boer slams idea of equal pay for men's and women's teams after Holland announce female stars will earn the same as men from 2023  Frank de Boer believes pay should differ as more are interested in men's football The Dutch Football Association will soon pay the men and women's team equally  Former Crystal Palace boss De Boer is currently in charge of Atlanta United  

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Published: 09:12 BST, 14 August 2019 | Updated: 09:12 BST, 14 August 2019

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Dutch football legend Frank de Boer, now manager of Atlanta United, believes that equal pay for men's and women's national teams is not a worthwhile idea.

'I think for me, it's ridiculous,' De Boer said in an interview with The Guardian. 'It's the same like tennis. 

'If there are watching, for the World Cup final, 500 million people or something like that, and 100 million for a women's final, that's a difference. So it's not the same.

Frank de Boer believes equal pay for men's and women's national teams is not worthwhile

Frank de Boer believes equal pay for men's and women's national teams is not worthwhile

'And of course they have to be paid what they deserve to (earn) and not less, just what they really

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