Jennifer Smith: Letter to My 13-Year-Old Self

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This article is written by Jennifer Smith (@1_uswnt) for the inaugural American Soccer United Women’s Soccer Month #WoSoMonth. Birmingham, Alabama. — The greatest eight years of your life are headed your way. Nothing about it will be easy – supporting women’s soccer never is, but it’s rewarding. It’s satisfying, fulfilling. It’s worth it. — You’re […]

Hope Solo: From World Class Goalkeeper to Suspended Soccer Player, How An Emotional Remark Post-Olympic Loss Caused Her to Lose Her Job

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This article is written by Gionna Vitale (@gionnav) for the inaugural American Soccer United Women’s Soccer Month, #WoSoMonth. Cover image via FoxSports. On August 24, 2016, the U.S. Soccer Federation announced its decision to suspend Hope Solo, the number one goalkeeper in the world, for six months and terminate her contract following the team’s Olympic loss. Now, […]