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The U.S. women’s team won the World Cup, and they’re about to get paid — by sponsors, anyway

They won the World Cup on Sunday, and now it’s time for the U.S. women’s soccer team to score some serious endorsements.

Indeed, many players on the U.S. Women’s National Team have already been bridging the widely reported gender pay gap in soccer via sponsorship deals.

Take forward Alex Morgan, who went viral for her pantomime of sipping tea after scoring against England in the World Cup semifinal. She earns a $450,000 salary playing for the National Women’s Soccer League in Portland, but her endorsements from companies like Nike NKE, -0.50% , McDonald’s MCD, -0.03% , Coca-Cola COKE, -0.52% and Panasonic PCRFY, -1.34%6752, -0.98% will bump her 2019 earnings to $1 million, Money.com projects.

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