Hope Solo has made no secret of her troubled family history, domestic violence arrest and rocky start to married life but this weekend she hopes to put a difficult few years behind her and focus on redeeming herself with World Cup glory. The U. Scroll down for video. In safe hands: Goalkeeper Hope Solo deflects a penalty shot during the quarter-final match between Brazil and the U. She will start for the U.
Soccer star Hope Solo accused of domestic assault - CNN
By David K. She was booked into the South King County lockup at a. Mike Murray said. Cops did not name the alleged victims. We look forward to the opportunity to present the true facts in court and to having this matter behind Hope very soon. Solo, who has won two gold medals playing for the US national team, is one of the most decorated and recognizable players in American soccer history.
Documents reveal new details about Hope Solo's actions last June
Hope Amelia Solo  born July 30, is an American former soccer goalkeeper. She was a goalkeeper for the United States women's national soccer team from to , and is a World Cup champion and two-time Olympic gold medalist. Solo is regarded as one of the top female goalkeepers of all time    and currently holds the U. After a controversial move made by head coach Greg Ryan to bench Solo in favor of veteran goalkeeper Briana Scurry for the semifinal, in which the United States was defeated 4—0 by Brazil , Solo made headlines with post-game remarks that resulted in many teammates shunning her.
The police were trying to book her into jail, but Solo was so combative that she had to be forced to the ground, prompting her to yell at one officer , "You're such a b You're scared of me because you know that if the handcuffs were off, I'd kick your ass. Solo, perhaps the best women's soccer goalie in the world, had repeatedly hurled insults at the officers processing her arrest, suggesting that two jailers were having sex and calling another officer a "year-old boy. Those details are laid out in police records, and coupled with two sworn depositions obtained by Outside the Lines, other documents and interviews with one of Solo's alleged victims, they shed new light on what happened that night at her half-sister's home in suburban Seattle. The information stands in stark contrast to the image Solo has presented in court papers, on Facebook, in an espnW article this week and, most pointedly, during a February appearance on ABC's "Good Morning America.