“Hope Solo reacted the way any elite athlete would to news she had been suspended for six months and her contract terminated by the US Soccer Federation in the wake of calling the Swedish team “a bunch of cowards” after the US women’s national team was eliminated from the Rio Olympics.
“She cursed. She hugged her husband. She broke down.
“This being Solo, the moment on August 24 when she learned the news was recorded by Fullscreen, a company that is making a documentary called Keeping Score.
“”Six-month suspension. No pay. Terminated contract. Effective immediately,” Solo said in a hotel conference room as she hugged her husband, former NFL player Jerramy Stevens. “Terminated contract! Not just a suspension!””
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