Hope Solo is running for president of the U.S. Soccer Federation.
The former U.S. Olympic and World Cup goalkeeper announced her candidacy Thursday night on Facebook. It comes less than a week after current U.S. Soccer Federation President Sunil Gulati said he will not seek a fourth term. His decision came in the wake of the recent failure of the U.S. men's team to qualify for the 2018 World Cup.
The 36-year-old Solo anchored the U.S. team in goal during its 2015 Women's World Cup championship run.
"I know exactly what U.S. Soccer needs to do, I know exactly how to do it, and I possess the fortitude to get it done," Solo said in her post. "I have always...