A BOLA – Hope Solo starts treatment for alcoholism (women’s football)

Hope Solo, the world and Olympic champion for the U.S. national team, asked that her election to the Hall of Fame be postponed until 2023 so she could begin treatment for alcoholism.

“I’m volunteering to start a treatment program to solve my alcohol problems. Right now, all my energy is focused on my health, recovery, and caring for my family. Thank you to the Hall of Fame for supporting and understanding my decision,” the 40-year-old former goalkeeper wrote on social media.

The decision, which comes nearly a month after he was arrested in the state of North Carolina on charges of dangerous driving, child exploitation and opposition to the authorities (see related news).

In addition to the Women’s World Championships (2015) and two Olympic golds (2008 and 2012), Hope Solo won many other titles with the U.S. national team, including two CONCACAF championships, three national tournaments and seven victories in the Algarve. Cup.

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