team lost 3–1 in a penalty shootout to Japan after twice taking the lead in an eventual 2–2 draw. Post-2007 World Cup fallout
In an impromptu interview following the match a clearly upset Solo criticized Ryan's decision. national coach Greg Ryan and her Dancing with the Stars' partner Maksim Chmerkovskiy.
Solo is often mentioned for her excellent goalkeeping and good looks. After playing for University of Washington Hope Solo played in Women's United Soccer Association league a Swedish league and a French league. In 2011 Hope Solo participated in Dancing with the stars television show and posed nude for The Body Issue of ESPN The Magazine.