She is also annoyed that the Women's World Cup final will be one of three showpiece events happening on Sunday.
He said the increase was part of a wider plan to invest a further $500 million in the women's game to achieve a total of $1 billion over the next four years.
On Saturday Rapinoe said "so much of what we have to shoulder all of the time is heavy", explaining that the football pitch gave U.S. players a chance to "be free", which is something not all who protest are afforded.
But only after the introduction of French President Emmanuel Macron and FIFA counterpart Gianni Infantino for the on-field trophy presentation was followed by boos and chants of "equal pay", - thousands taking up Rapinoe's campaign for more equitable prize money from the World Cup organizers and compensation from the USA federation.
Infantino also promised to double the prize fund for the next tournament having initially raised overall contributions from $15 million to $50 million in time for this year's competition.
"A lot can be done to popularize our sport a bit more, like the men's World Cup is kind of seen as a destination even for those that aren't pure football fans", said Sarai Bareman, FIFA's head of women's soccer.
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The US women will be aiming to become only the second team to win the World Cup in consecutive tournaments. If South America, Africa and Asia do not keep up an even bigger gap may be created and 13-0 may not necessarily just be an exception. "I mean, we're making a World Cup in Qatar happen". I think we're done with, "are we worth it, should we have equal pay, is the market the same?" We don't need all this money in the Swiss banks. "He knows. He did say we'll have a conversation or something".
"This game has done so much for all of us, we've put so much into it". In order to maintain and improve on the standard, Infantino would like to see the creation of a World League where national teams can continue competing at a high level outside of the World Cup and Olympics, which only features 12 teams in the tournament.
"I don't think that we feel the same level of respect certainly that Federation Internationale de Football Association has for the men and just in general".
For the US women's team, vocal advocates for gender equity, the three finals are just another in a long parade of putdowns that include lower prize money and arrangements inferior to those provided for the men.
'What can we do to support the leagues around the world? As always, all information is also available on the FIFA Women's World Cup 2019 app (available from the App Store and Google Play). He suggested it publicly in 2017 but said Friday that it proved logistically infeasible to act at the time without adjustments to the worldwide match calendar for the women's game.
FIFA President, Gianni Infantino on Friday strongly rejected criticism of the global ruling body's handling of the sexual abuse scandal in Afghanistan football from the coach of the country's women's team. "This is something that again will boost the development of women's football".