‘Ground-breaking, pioneering, a landmark day’: Social media reacts to historic pay deal

It’s been a significant day for Australian football with the announcement of a new Collective Bargaining Agreement that closes the pay gap between the Caltex Socceroos and Westfield Matildas.

The landmark deal – struck between Football Federation Australia (FFA) and Professional Footballers Australia (PFA) - reflects football’s determination to address issues of gender equity in all facets of the game.

And the new agreement certainly generated plenty of positive reaction among Australian football fans.

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Check out some of the best social media reaction from players, pundits and fans.