Archive for July 10, 2011

“It’s not 2004 anymore”

Posted in Articles on July 10, 2011 by oldcountrystrong

Time for the Monday post, want to write about? Wonder what is on the ole tv, World Cup? USA v. Brazil? Hope Solo? The universe provides.

Hope Solo if you didn’t know is not only the best goalkeeper in the world but a Washington girl. She grew up in Richland, WA and kicked ass at the UW. She’s a scoundrel, she’s hot, she’s a badass, and she ain’t afraid to speak her mind;  all of which have caused her problems in the past. In 2007 she was pulled as the goalkeeper for the semi final matchup with Brazil in the World Cup for the more experienced Brianna Scurry, a match the US ended losing 4-0. Well Hope went out and called out poor Brianna with today’s post title. Well she got suspended for the rest of the Cup but was she wrong? Hope in 2008 blanked Brazil in the Gold Medal Match of the Olympics, hmm but that is not the World Cup. Haters are going to hate.

Today Hope and the US got their World Cup rematch with  Brazil. We had horrible officiating, Hope Solo getting a yellow card for jawing at the ref, and one of the greatest finishs in recent sports history. I could try to explain it better but just watch.

After watching this again I have only two more things to say…

1. I believe in Hope Solo and


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