Hope solo net worth and height?
Topics like this need to be covered at times as it doesn’t have to be news all the time. We did something similar on Roberto Firmino’s teeth in the past, but it’s Solo’s turn this time.
Solo is arguably one of the best females goalkeepers that ever came from America, and she is known for her skills in manning the goalpost which earned a place in the Women’s United Soccer Association.
She began her career with Philadelphia Chargeback in the year 2003 proving her worth in the eight full matches she played for the club. She earned her professional shutout against Atlanta Beat and putting on an outstanding display, she was able to shut out League champions, Washington Freedom, top scorers Mia Hamm and Abby Wamback.
The American goalkeeper kickstarted her European career with a move to Sweden to join Goteborg in 2004 where she manned the post in 19 matches for the Swedish club in 10 months before opting to join Olympique Lyonnais, she made seven appearances for the French club.
She recalled her time spent in Europe, saying: “I played in Europe and it was a great experience, not just because of my teammates and the coaches we had, but from the fans and the city itself – I played in Gothenburg and I played in Lyon and soccer was everywhere. At that time in my life, it really jump-started my career and really helped me find myself as a person and player.”
Progressing on her career, Solo was allocated to Saint Louis Athletics in the WPS where she helped the club from finish second place securing a playoff spot from the bottom of the table. A year later, she was awarded WPS Goalkeeper of the Year and also named U.S. Soccer Female Athlete of the Year becoming the first-ever goalkeeper to collect the biggest honor award to a soccer player in the United States.
In 2008, Solo was announced to be representing U.S national team at the 2008 Summer Olympics as a starting goalkeeper. And she was able to help the team win the gold medal having beaten Brazil 1-0 in the final following her fantastic saves to deny the Brazilians any goal.
She opted to join Atlanta Beat in 2010, where she was able to 104 saves in a season before joining up MagicJack – A club that later lost its Franchise.
Having made a name for herself, Hope Solo’s net worth kept rising as she signed for Seattle Sounders Women in 2012. But due to her commitments to the national team, Solo was only able to make three appearances for the club managing to have five saves and one shutout.
In 2013, Solo joined Seattle Reign FC for the inaugural season of the National Women’s Soccer League. Due to injury Solo missed almost half of the season but returned to play 14 games making 81 saves in the process for the Reign that season.
With all that being her Professional club career summary, what do you think Hope Solo net worth, height and few other things about her would be?
Hope Solo Height:
A goalkeeper should have a considerate height in the Soccer World and Hope Solo’s height has been utilized in different ways while she was still a professional Soccer player. Hope Solo’s height has been one of her major qualities throughout her goalkeeping career. She 5 ft 9 in or we could say 175cm tall.
Is Hope Solo Married?
Yes, she is. Hope Solo is married to former American football tight end player Jerramy Ryan Stevens. The couple tied the knot on Steven’s birthday on the 13th of November back in 2012.
The couple is said to have met each other at the University of Washington where they both studied but didn’t start dating until August 2012 right after Solo brought home the gold from Brazil, where the Olympics was hosted.
To know Hope Solo net worth, we have to also know the deal she had been involved in over the past few years because the deals or endorsements she gets could potentially increase one’s net worth.
Solo has signed an endorsement deal with Ubisoft, Electronic Arts, Gatorade, Simple Skincare, Seiko and Nike. And back in 2011, she was reported to have signed a one-year endorsement deal with Bank of America. She was featured in EA Sports television alongside professional Basketball player Steve Nash in a commercial video, which is promoting FIFA 12. In March 2014, she was announced to have signed another deal LX Ventions, Inc. and Mobio as their Social Media Influencer.
Hope Solo’s Net Worth:
Being seen as one of the best ever goalkeeper, you can expect Hope Solo to have made a lot of money during her professional Soccer career. A publication regarding the highest-paid Professional Women Soccer stars was published by Time Magazine, the article saw Solo earning in between $22,000 and $65,000 which is quite low compared to male footballers like Xavi Hernandez that plays in Europe.
Well, that salary is just a small fraction of Hope Solo’s net worth, which is said to be estimated at about $2.5million with her endorsements helping in gaining that much. Back in 2015, Forbes reported that American football earned around $10-12 million from her major endorsement deals. Also claiming that her former domestic assault allegation had cost her numerous deals.
Right after helping her country win the gold medal in the 2012 Olympics, Hope Solo used the fame as an opportunity to release her first book titled “Solo: A Memoir of Hope.” The book as you could have guessed it was listed at number 3 for the New York Times bestseller, which could have potentially skyrocketed Solo’s net worth.
Is Hope Solo retired?
Solo’s contract with the USWNT was reported to have been terminated back in 2016 and was then suspended for six months. Apparently, the Federation claimed that one of the reasons Solo was suspended was for calling Swedish players “cowards” during the 2016 Olympics amidst other offenses made by the American Soccer player.
Having been forced to retire following the termination of the contract, Solo wants the federation to hand her the same respect as every other player as she wants a retirement game, a chance to bid farewell to her ever-loyal fans.