Cordeiro steps down as US Soccer president amid equal pay dispute

Carlos Cordeiro (Credit: Getty Images)

Carlos Cordeiro has stepped down as United States Soccer Federation president after a damaging week in the organization's equal pay dispute with its women players.

Cordeiro was elected US Soccer president in February 2018 after his predecessor Sunil Gulati stepped down; he will be immediately replaced by vice president Cindy Parlow Cone.

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