Hope Solo caused quite a stir with her recent comments about Sweden playing like “cowards,” and one of her teammates has disavowed the remarks.
Brazilian soccer superstar Neymar was at it again on Saturday.
If anyone was going to speak out after the U.S. lost to Sweden in the quarterfinals at the Olympics on Friday, you knew it would be Hope Solo. And boy, did she ever speak out.
Lionel Messi’s retirement from international soccer did not last long.
Messi confirmed on Friday that he will continue to make himself available for selection to the Argentina national team.
For the first time since women’s soccer was introduced to the Olympics at the 1996 Summer Games in Atlanta, the U.S. will not be playing for the gold medal.
18-year-old Mallory Pugh made history at the Olympics on Tuesday when she scored a goal in the U.S.’s 2-2 tie with Colombia in group play.
Widely considered the greatest soccer player of all time, Pele would be a natural choice to light the Olympic pyre in his home country of Brazil.
Brazilian fans were not too kind to Hope Solo as the US women’s national team made its debut at the 2016 Summer Games in Rio on Wednesday.