Hope Amelia Solo (born July 30, 1981 in Richland, Washington) is an American goal keeper. She plays for the national American women's football team, and for the Seattle Sounders FC. During the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup, she got 2 official awards. The Bronze Ball and the Best Goalkeeper award. Her father Jeffrey, died in 2007 because of heart failure. she was part of the USA women's soccer team that won gold in the London 2012 Olympics.