The American people don’t like the women’s soccer team very much because the women’s soccer team doesn’t like America. There isn’t much they don’t protest or complain about. They play a game that generates very little revenue, yet demand to be paid as much as the men’s team, which actually does generate more revenue. As a percentage of the money they generate, they’re paid more than the men, so they’re technically overpaid.
Moreover, rather than work harder to earn more money by attracting larger crowds, the leaders of the team and most of the players decided lecturing the American public about how awful the country, and by extension they are. Name the left-wing cause and you’d find the team getting behind it. Think of a left-wing anti-American smear and it was embraced and parroted. Why should the American public care about these people? More