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I think it's my personality to overcome things, learn from them and become stronger, both personally and professionally. To be honest, I welcome those hardships. ---->>>

One thing I've learned through all the ups and downs is that if you're doing things right, then you have a core group of people. Not just a core group like your homies or your buddies, but a group of people that has a good influence on you, who you respect and admire, and you know that if they're on your side, you're doing something right.

One thing I've learned through all the ups and downs is that if you're doing things right, then you have a core group of people. Not just a core group like your homies or your buddies, but a group of people that has a good influence on you, who you respect and admire, and you know that if they're on your side, you're doing something right.

There are so many different walks of life, so many different personalities in the world. And no longer do you have to be a chameleon and try and adapt to that environment - you can truly be yourself. ---->>>

I don't need a captain's band to lead a team to victory. ---->>>

I've been through a lot of things in my personal and family life. That turned me into a fighter. I always strive to be the best I possibly can.

I've been through a lot of things in my personal and family life. That turned me into a fighter. I always strive to be the best I possibly can.

You're not going to be liked by everybody when you speak the truth. I don't speak the truth to put people down; I don't speak the truth to show disrespect. ---->>>

My confidence comes from the daily grind - training my butt off day in and day out. ---->>>

I like to read books and be alone; I'm not social butterfly person. I'm sorry.

I like to read books and be alone; I'm not social butterfly person. I'm sorry.

I think every athlete has their window of opportunity, and you just have to jump on it. You never know when it can end. So I'm just trying to live large while I have the opportunity. ---->>>

I try to live my life one day at a time, and if I look too far in advance, I get really stressed. ---->>>

I don't just want to focus on soccer, soccer, soccer. You're going to look back 20 years from now and of course you're going to remember the games. But I'm going to remember seeing my family in the stands. ---->>>

I couldn't have been a great goalkeeper without power, agility and quickness. ---->>>

I take everything with a grain of salt. ---->>>

I live for competition. It makes my life complete. ---->>>

Being responsible and taking care of your body is truly how you make your pay cheque, how you excel and succeed in your lifelong goals, so for me it's just an everyday lifestyle. ---->>>

I am proud of who I am, and nobody's going to steal that. ---->>>

You can predict all you want, but everybody knows what predictions get you. ---->>>

I need a life outside of soccer. So I very much welcome, you know, new love interests and dating and friends and family.

I need a life outside of soccer. So I very much welcome, you know, new love interests and dating and friends and family.

You're always going to survive the pain of loss. I can live with that confidence inside of me. ---->>>

Athletes are extremists. When they're training, it's laser focus. ---->>>

Every athlete acquires routines as a way to help control nerves. ---->>>

I carry my iPod everywhere. My favorite group is the John Butler Trio, an Australian jam band. The lead singer and guitarist writes amazing lyrics.

I carry my iPod everywhere. My favorite group is the John Butler Trio, an Australian jam band. The lead singer and guitarist writes amazing lyrics.

I don't just want to focus on soccer, soccer, soccer. ---->>>

I have an attitude. It's what I do. I'm edgy. I have an attitude. ---->>>

I travel a lot and rarely make it home to Seattle. ---->>>

I've had marriage proposals, invitations to military balls and even a few prom offers from 18-year-old boys. ---->>>

My life goes in four-year cycles. The World Cup is every four years and the Olympics are every four years. ---->>>

I just want to stay in my hotel room, read my book. I enjoy that private time. ---->>>

I wear my dad's cross. It's very important to me. I hang it in my locker before each game.

I wear my dad's cross. It's very important to me. I hang it in my locker before each game.

My father was never around. But I glorified my father, and I was always daddy's little girl. He was my first soccer coach. ---->>>

My life is a beautiful struggle. ---->>>

No one wants to lose, period. It should hurt, it should sting, and you don't want to feel that feeling again. ---->>>

I think the concept of seeking fame and fortune in women's football in the States is a bit idyllic. Look at all the teams in America that have folded, and the leagues. ---->>>

I've learned that winning isn't everything, and it's more about the journey. But at the end of the day, I just want to stand on the podium with the gold medal. ---->>>

With each year that's gone by, and as I grow up and get older, I've become more mature, of course, but you have a sense of who you are, and you find confidence in that. ---->>>

As women professional athletes, you have to have respect for every player and individual. Beyond that, it doesn't matter what your interests are. People can have their own lives. ---->>>

I never felt the same passion for the game in the States and there were a lot of headaches, a lot of obstacles to overcome - it didn't just run itself for the love of the game because soccer is not the No. 1 sport as it is in Europe. ---->>>

I think people have different definitions of team unity. My definition is doing whatever it takes to win, what makes a great team; it's performance on the field, respect on the field.

I think people have different definitions of team unity. My definition is doing whatever it takes to win, what makes a great team; it's performance on the field, respect on the field.

I know I can't dance. I am the worst dancer. I have no rhythm. I just do step-and-snap. I love it in the privacy of my own home and every once in a while at a club. But singing and dancing are my two greatest fears. ---->>>

My No. 1 goal, and what I've spent my entire life striving to achieve is to win a World Cup. I want to retire so badly with that World Cup, but if I don't, then I'll retire knowing that I've done everything I could to get it. ---->>>

London 2012 is all about winning a medal. Not just any medal, the gold medal. ---->>>

Female athletes are supposed to be toned down. You're always supposed to talk about the team and never stand out. ---->>>

Growing up, I felt insecure about my build. I didn't feel very feminine. But as time went on, I learned to completely embrace my body. ---->>>

I like to read books and be alone; I'm not social butterfly person. ---->>>

I still don't buy the idea that I'm a 'sex symbol.' ---->>>

I think at an early age I learned not to judge people. ---->>>

I think the concept of seeking fame and fortune in women's football in the States is a bit idyllic. ---->>>

I'm a nerd at heart. ---->>>

I burn so many calories when I work out that I don't really count calories or necessarily try and stay away from anything. ---->>>

I think people who don't have conflict in their lives are just trying to please people and not really living life to the fullest. ---->>>

When I was younger, I was a complete tomboy. Then in college I started emerging out of the tomboy stage and dressing differently. ---->>>

I think it's my personality to overcome things, learn from them and become stronger, both personally and professionally. ---->>>

Unfortunately, people think I'm negative and bitter all the time, and that's not the case. ---->>>

When the Olympics and World Cups come around, that's when you see the real outpouring of support that there really is for female football. ---->>>

All my life, since the time I was little, has been a long distraction. At least that is the way some people want to perceive it, but for me, it's given me a lot of strength.

All my life, since the time I was little, has been a long distraction. At least that is the way some people want to perceive it, but for me, it's given me a lot of strength.

It's a complicated thing, knowing how much pain my father caused in my life and the lives of others whom I love, yet still holding love for him in my heart. No matter what he did, he was my father. He helped create the person I am. ---->>>

My father showed me so much love. He showed my brother so much love. He just, he had a rough life. You know, he grew up in a boys home in the Bronx. He didn't really know his own family. So I couldn't hold it against him that he didn't know how to parent. He didn't know how to be the perfect husband. But he loved as much as he could. ---->>>

My personal life is in the spotlight, but people say what they want to say. The truth isn't in the spotlight, I should say. I'm in the spotlight, but not the truth. ---->>>

Nobody really knows who I am, where I came from, what's in my heart, why I believe in the things I believe, what I see behind the scenes and they don't see. ---->>>

Everybody should be affected by their own realities in their own lives, their own struggles in their own lives. It makes us who we are, and we all know that. ---->>>

I am pushed by my critics. I don't want to say I want to prove them wrong, but it pushes me on the field to play with a chip on my shoulder, and I play best when I have a chip on my shoulder. ---->>>

I have a problem with players who don't take the loss personally. At a professional level you should - it's our job, it's our livelihood, it's who we are at this level. Every loss should be taken that personal. ---->>>

It took putting one foot in front of the other every single day to get through it to the point where I made it back on the team and won a gold medal in 2008. ---->>>

My father showed me so much love. He showed my brother so much love. ---->>>

I never go on Facebook! I like, haven't confirmed anybody to be my friend on Facebook. I have lots of friends; I'm just really bad at Facebook. ---->>>

I love pedicures. And, yes, I have a ton of shoes. ---->>>

You know journalists. You know the media. They are going to hang on to anything negative they possibly can. ---->>>

I'm just going to embrace every experience. ---->>>

A lot of people think I'm naturally confident. I am not naturally confident! ---->>>

I hate the cliche of 'just have fun,' but what I've seen in today's sports, especially with parents, is they put so much pressure on the kids. ---->>>

I have a lot of critics; we all know that. ---->>>

I have no personal beef with Brandi Chastain. There's nothing personal. ---->>>

I usually tell people I watch like '24' and 'Prison Break.' ---->>>

I've always been a fan of Justin Timberlake. ---->>>

In truth, 2007 was the hardest year of my life. I lost my best friend. I lost my father. ---->>>

It's clear that women athletics are pretty far behind in every way. In terms of facilities, how much we make, everything. ---->>>

L.A. is a bit strange. It doesn't seem like the real world. ---->>>

Of course Seattle loves soccer. You can see from the men's Seattle Sounders team. ---->>>

On a global stage, I have respect in the goalkeeping world.

On a global stage, I have respect in the goalkeeping world.

When I did 'Dancing With the Stars,' everyone in Hollywood was saying I had too much muscle. ---->>>

I never wanted to go to college in the state of Washington because I was so embarrassed and ashamed of my family life. I wanted to run. That's what always what I do, I run. I run as far away as I can. ---->>>

I played in Europe and it was a great experience, not just because of my team-mates and the coaches we had, but from the fans and the city itself - I played in Gothenburg and I played in Lyon and soccer was everywhere. ---->>>

In front of the world, all of a sudden I'm a great athlete and I'm put into an environment with 25 other women and I'm expected to go to team meals, team functions. ---->>>

Biography

Name: Hope Solo
Nationality: American
Born: 07-30, 1981
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Occupation: Athlete
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Hope Amelia Solo (born July 30, 1981) is an American soccer goalkeeper, two-time Olympic gold medalist, and World Cup champion. She was the goalkeeper for the United States women's national soccer team from 2000 through August 2016. After playing at the collegiate level for the University of Washington, she played professionally for the Philadelphia Charge in the Women's United Soccer Association (WUSA) (wikipedia)