Hope Solo has been known for blocking shots on net while representing the US in many international games.
US Soccer breaks down her resume, which includes being “in goal for two Olympic gold medals…(has 1) Women’s World Cup title (and 2) Golden Glove awards for Best Goalkeeper at Women’s World Cup…(she’s) played in three Women’s World Cups…since her debut in 2000, Solo accrued 202 caps, and is the only goalkeeper in U.S. and world history to reach 200 appearances for her country”.
Caps, in soccer terminology, is defined as “each time a player plays for his (or her) national team in an international game. Players used to receive actual caps, which is how the term originated” per MLS Soccer.
With all that to her soccer (aka fútbol) career, Solo is definitely not riding solo in net off the pitch. Her and her beloved husband (per Today), Jerramy Stevens, former NFL tight end, recently celebrated their twins’ first birthday!
“Two days ago we celebrated Lozen and Vittorio’s first birthday! It’s been flat out emotional how quickly they grow up, how proud we are, how we— as a family— survived our first year in a pandemic. We’re so grateful for all the love and support from family, friends, nurses and doctors even when our babies are more familiar with masks and Zoom calls than we are! We feel the love, they feel the love, and every day has been as exhausting as it was rewarding. Here are a couple highlights of our twins.”Hope Solo, Instagram post
This family team of four is grateful for all the love and support as Solo describes a little how the first year’s been like for them:
Could there be a future US Women’s National Team goalie in the family?
“Lozen may be another #USWNT GK in the making ⚽ And Vittorio sure does love his parents 🥰,” Solo said.
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