Hope Solo is a hottie soccer goalie. See photos, video, and read a biography of her here.
The drama continues as hottie soccer player Hope Solo has now been booted off the U.S. women’s soccer team. Coach Greg Ryan made the decision with the support of his players. Hope was benched on Thursday from playing in the semifinal and replaced by Briana Scurry. After the game, Hope made controversial statements (video below) and many feel it was a dig against Briana and her performance.
“It was the wrong decision, and I think anybody that knows anything about the game knows that. There’s no doubt in my mind I would have made those saves. And the fact of the matter is it’s not 2004 anymore…it’s 2007, and I think you have to live in the present. And you can’t live by big names. You can’t live in the past. It doesn’t matter what somebody did in an Olympic gold medal game in the Olympics three years ago. Now is what matters, and that’s what I think.��?
How do you feel about her comments? Do you believe they are warranted? Read Hope’s apology on her My Space page.
Read Hope’s bio below…
Hope Solo was born on July 30, 1981. Her full name is Hope Amelia Solo. She is 5’9″. She attended Richland High School and as a forward scored 109 goals while there. From 1996 to 1998 she helped her high school team win three league titles and a Washington state championship during her senior year.
Hope attended the University of Washington, where she would switch to the goalie position. She as a four time All-Pac-10 selection and three time NSCAA All American as a sophomore, junior, and senior.
In 2003, Hope was drafted by the now defunct Philadelphia Charge. she has also played for Kopparbergs/Goteborg FC in Goteborg, Sweden in 2004 (Swedish First Division) and for Olympique Lyonnais (French First Division) in 2005.
Hope started with the U.S. National Team in 2000, when she was in the Olympic Residency Training Camp. She trained with the U.S. in 2004 and was named as an alternate goalkeeper for the Olympic team.
Read more about Hope here.
Photos and video of Hope Solo are below the fold.