It wasn't about money. Yes, glamorous goal shooter Maria Tutaia had a sponsorship arrangement with Aussie compression clothing brand 2XU. And, sure, with her torso and not insignificant limbs adorned with a bedazzling array of snug garments, she looked like a mobile mannequin for much of the Mystics' ANZ Championship season. But she hadn't received any financial gain. Tutaia was adamant about that.
What is it? Tight fitting clothing usually worn as an undergarment by serious and casual sportspeople alike. Popular as an injury prevention and recovery aid.