Hope Solo training for USA before a game.
|Full name||Hope Amelia Solo|
|Date of birth||July 30, 1981|
|Place of birth||Richland, Washington|
|Height||5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
|Current club||Seattle Reign|
|† Appearances (Goals).|
Hope Amelia Solo (born July 30, 1981, in Richland, Washington) is an American soccer goalkeeper. She plays for the United States women's national soccer team, and for the Seattle Reign FC of the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL), the top division of women's soccer in the United States
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 on June 15, 2007, because of heart failure. She was part of the USA women's soccer team that won gold at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.
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- "FIFA Women's World Cup Germany 2011 - Awards". FIFA. http://www.fifa.com/womensworldcup/archive/germany2011/awards/index.html?intcmp=fifacom_hp_module_news. Retrieved 2015-9-26.
- "Hope Solo's World Cup quest was for her father". USA Today. http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/sports/soccer/worldcup/2007-09-30-solo-father_N.htm. Retrieved 2015-9-26.