What is news is an excerpt from Solo's book that appeared on espnW that furthers her contempt for Chastain and provides insights into her motivations. Solo has been on a media blitzkreig promoting the book doing the ESPN car wash today and having lengthy sitdowns with mainstream media outlets. But this espnW excerpt from the book's epilogue spotlights Solo and USA Soccer's most recent gold medal in London and the firestorm that emerged after Solo very publicly criticized Chastain on Twitter.
As suspected, it's not just Chastain's commentary that irked Hope Solo. The seeds of an old guard vs new guard rivalry within the USA women's soccer program is very present as well as hard feelings over Chastain's comments about Solo's positive drug test due to medication she was taking. Below are the highlights...no comments