Monday, August 15, 2011

Hope Solo 2011

Hope Solo Drawing

Hope Drawing in progress during the 2011 World Cup Finals

Goalkeeper for the United States Woman's National Soccer Team: Hope was the starting goalkeeper for the U.S. National Team that won the gold medal in the 2008 Beijing Olympics. This summer she was the starting keeper for the United States in the FIFA Woman's World Cup, held in Germany. The United States lost to Japan in a penalty shootout. Despite the loss, Hope recieved the "Golden Glove" award for the tournaments best goalkeeper. She also received the "Bronze Ball" award for overall performance, and was named to the tournaments All-Star team.