U.S. Soccer said the remarks "were unacceptable and do not meet the standard of conduct we require." - From USA TODAY
Soccer suspended goalie Hope Solo from the U.S.
Beyond the suspension announced publicly, Solo's national team contract was terminated after a 15-minute-long meeting with the federation on Wednesday, USWNT Players Association executive director Rich Nichols told USA TODAY Sports in a phone interview.
Women’s National Team and did the job of a pro athlete the only way I knew how — with passion, tenacity, an unrelenting commitment to be the best goalkeeper in the world, not just for my country, but to elevate the sport for the next generation of female athletes," Solo said.
women’s national team who filed a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in April, a bid that sought wage equality with their male colleagues.
The federation court ruled in June that the contract does not expire until year’s end, a decision that prevented players on the women’s national team from striking ahead of the Summer Olympics.