Hope Solo suspended by U.S. Soccer after Olympics outburst
Almost two weeks after her outburst against Sweden at the Summer Olympics, the other cleat has dropped for American soccer star Hope Solo.
The United States Soccer Federation announced Wednesday that it has suspended the star goalkeeper from the women’s national team for six months.
Now the question is whether Solo will return to the squad at all.
After Sweden knocked the United States out of the Olympics in a shock quarterfinals upset, Solo teed off on the Swedes and former U.S. coach Pia Sundhage in front of reporters. Solo called Sweden “bunch of cowards” and criticized the coaching philosophy of Sundhage, who previously coached Solo and now coaches Sweden. Read more…
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