Topics

Tobin Heath

Solo comes up big for 200th cap, US beats France 1-0

Love her or hate her, Hope Solo's dominance as a goalkeeper is undeniable.

Solo came up big in her 200th international appearance as the United States fought off France 1-0 on Saturday in an Olympic group match at Mineirao Stadium. And she did it while facing boos from Brazilian fans still riled up about her social media posts about the Zika virus.

"What's important to me is that I played the best quality of football that I can play, and that hopefully our team makes it to the final," Solo said. "If they (the fans) are having fun, great. I like a loud stadium. But it really doesn't mean anything to me."

Solo became the first goalkeeper, male or...

85°