Rio crowd shouts ‘Zika’ at U.S. goalkeeper Hope Solo after joke tweets
The opening ceremony might still be two days away, but the 2016 Olympics have already kicked off, and they’re providing all sorts of entertainment.
Team USA took on New Zealand in the soccer (or football as the IOC has it) Wednesday, winning 2-0 at the Mineirão stadium in Belo Horizonte.
Here are the goals that won them the game:
However, the action off the pitch was even more lively.
It centered around U.S. goalkeeper Hope Solo, who sent some cheeky tweets about Zika before she left for Brazil.
The Brazilian spectators weren’t taking that sort of slight lightly, so they proceeded to boo and jeer every time she got hold of the ball. Read more…
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