Surprisingly, when Hope was in middle school, she was assigned to write a paper about what she wanted to be when she grew up. “I am going to be a professional soccer player.”
By senior year of high school, Hope was well on her way with 38 goals scored. College recruiters flocked to her. Imagine Hope’s surprise when on one of her recruitment trips to Seattle, she reconnects with her father-- now a homeless man leaving under a tarp in a park where she plays a game of soccer. Will her father’s shiftlessness affect her future?Read this biography to find out how Hope Solo rose in her chosen career--soccer!