Hope Solo Receives Six Month Ban

The goalkeeper of the United States female soccer team, Hope Solo has received a six month ban.

The United States soccer federation banned her following her comments after the team lost to Sweden at the Rio Olympics.

The United States team lost to Sweden 5-4 on penalties after failing to win the match in regular time. Hope Solo blasted the Swedish team afterwards, calling them a bunch of cowards.

The 35-year old will not be eligible to play till February; she said in a Facebook post, “I could not be the player I am without being the person I am, even when I haven’t made the best choices or said the right things,”

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