US Soccer gives goalkeeper Hope Solo six-month suspension. Did she deserve it? | The Tylt

US Soccer gives goalkeeper Hope Solo six-month suspension. Did she deserve it?

U.S. Soccer just gave goalkeeper Hope Solo a six-month suspension for calling the Swedish soccer team "a bunch of cowards" after losing to them. Fans are irate that Solo has been penalized so harshly for making a comment. Others say it was the Olympics, and she represented her country poorly. What do you think: #TooHarshOnHope or #HopeDeservedIt? Scroll down for further perspectives and VOTE!

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US Soccer gives goalkeeper Hope Solo six-month suspension. Did she deserve it?
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US Soccer gives goalkeeper Hope Solo six-month suspension. Did she deserve it?
#TooHarshOnHope
#HopeDeservedIt
#HopeDeservedIt
Solo has had other past controversies, and some think this harsh penalty was more about her past skirmishes than her comment about the Swedes.
#TooHarshOnHope
Solo's defenders say it's wrong that she was suspended for making a comment (and a rather innocuous one at that). They question whether a male player would've received the same penalty. Solo is appealing the decision.
#HopeDeservedIt
But NBC Sports pointed out that this suspension was about Solo's past behavior, and said her "cowards" comment was just the last straw.
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FINAL RESULTS
Sports
US Soccer gives goalkeeper Hope Solo six-month suspension. Did she deserve it?
#TooHarshOnHope
A festive crown for the winner
#HopeDeservedIt