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BREAKING: US Women’s Team That Wants A Pay Raise Just ELIMINATED From The Olympics

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David Hookstead Smoke Room Editor-in-Chief

The United States Women’s National Team has been bounced from the Olympics by Sweden.

Sweden outscored the USA 4-3 on penalty kicks after regulation ended in a 1-1 tie. (SLIDESHOW: This Nearly Naked Model Is All The Motivation You Need For The Olympics)

The USWNT has been in the news recently for a lot more than just soccer because they have complained about being paid less than the men.

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US goalkeeper Hope Solo prepares to kick the ball during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Quarter-finals women’s football match USA vs Sweden, at the Mane Garrincha Stadium in Brasilia on August 12, 2016. / AFP / EVARISTO SA (Photo credit: EVARISTO SA/AFP/Getty Images)

Five members of the team filed a complaint against the U.S. Soccer Federation arguing they were victims of wage discrimination. (RELATED: US Women’s Soccer Team Files Complaint Demanding Equal Pay With Men)

It looks like any argument going forward won’t include how the team medaled in the 2016 Olympics.

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