The players in Spain’s women’s football league have called off a strike after reaching a deal to increase their minimum wage.
Last weekend’s first round of fixtures were not played due to the industrial action.
Last season the minimum salary for the women’s league until now was €16,000 (£13,700) compared to €182,000 (£156,000) for the men’s league.
The new deal will increase the minimum wage for the women’s league to €21,000 (£18,000) this season, with that sum rising to €23,500 (£20,000) by 2025.
It could go even higher depending on revenue.
A statement from The Futbol Profesional Femenino (FPF) said: “The commitment and repeated efforts of the clubs during the negotiation process have made a fundamental contribution to achieving the much-needed peace scenario without losing sight of the sustainability of the competition.
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“A scenario that we hope will show the way to the rest of the institutions that form part of Spanish sport and allow the project of women’s professional football to move forward.”
Last season, of 334 players, 80 players made less than €20,000 (£17,000) per year, while the average salary was about €40,000 (£34,000), according to the league.
Luis Rubiales has quit his role following the scandal
The strike, which was announced last week by the players, coincided with the scandal caused by Spanish FA president Luis Rubiales.
He resigned on Sunday following weeks of fallout after he kissed a national team player on the lips during the Women’s World Cup awards ceremony.
It followed the Spanish prosecutor filing a lawsuit against him for sexual assault and coercion, after Spain’s captain Jennifer Hermoso made a complaint against him.