Philadelphia mayor posts picture of Rapinoe atop City Hall: 'Equal pay now!'
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Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney (D) on Friday shared a photo of U.S. women’s soccer star Megan Rapinoe photoshopped on top of city hall, using the moment to call for equal pay for female players.

“Love this, and love this team,” Kenny wrote in the caption of the photo, which was originally posted by the One Liberty Observation Deck's Instagram account. “And by the way, equal pay now!”


Dozens of users commented on the photo, with some applauding the mayor and others decrying the move.

“God I love my city,” one user wrote.

“You should be ashamed of yourself,” wrote another.

Kenney joins a list of politicians and other figures calling for the U.S. Women’s national team, which has won four World Cup titles, to receive equal pay compared to their male counterparts.

Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe Biden2020 Democrats react to 'send her back' chants at Trump rally Can Biden's canceled cancer initiative be salvaged? Biden's health care gaffe shows he's not ready for prime time MORE (D), New York City Mayor Bill de BlasioBill de Blasio2020 Democrats react to 'send her back' chants at Trump rally Moulton campaign makes formal case to DNC to be added to debate stage Bullock makes CNN debate stage MORE (D), New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) and former Secretary of State Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonHillary Clinton slams Trump rally: 'The time has come again' to fight for democracy Trump blasts minority Democrats, rally crowd chants 'send her back' The Memo: Democrats debate Trump response – 'Being righteous and losing sucks' MORE (D) have all spoken out in favor of equal pay. During the U.S. Women’s National Team parade on Wednesday, Cuomo signed legislation aimed at eliminating the gender age gap.

A recent poll found that 73 percent of Americans say the women's national soccer team should receive equal pay.

The players on the women's national team have been vocal advocates of equal pay. In March, all 28 players filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Soccer Federation, accusing it of "institutionalized gender discrimination” including inequity in pay, practice time, practice locations, medical treatment, coaching and travel.

Rapinoe has been an outspoken critic of the Trump administration and recently drew attention for saying that she wouldn't visit the White House. Critics have also denounced her decision to protest during the national anthem.