10:00 AM PT — Rich NicholsHope Solo counsellor, tells TMZ Sports … “On the advice of counsel, Hope can’t speak about this situation, but she wants everyone to know that her kids are her life, that she was released immediately and is now at home with her family, that the story is more sympathetic than the initial charges suggest, and that she looks forward to her opportunity to defend these charges.”
Hope SoloU.S. soccer legend was arrested in North Carolina Thursday for driving while intoxicated, resisting arrest, and her two children were inside the vehicle when she was stopped by cops.
The 40-year-old former goalkeeper was a 2x Olympic medalist and World Cup winner. He was taken into police custody in a Walmart parking lot in Winston-Salem.
Officials have confirmed that Solo was charged with impaired driving (DWI), resisting arrest and misdemeanor child cruelty.
Hope, who was undoubtedly the greatest goalkeeper in the entire world while with the USWNT, is not the first to be in trouble with law enforcement.
Solo was once For domestic violence, a woman was arrested. She was accused Berating a police officer2014 was a year of great uncertainty. “kick his ass.”Also, she was allegedly involved in an illegal drug deal. A physical confrontationShe is pictured with her teenage nephew.
Solo has been married to an ex-NFL player Jerramy Stevens. Hope and JS share two young children, twins, who celebrated their 2nd Birthday. It is unclear if Jerramy’s children were in the car with Hope, but it seems probable.
Solo could spend time behind bars if she is convicted.
Original publication at 10:01 AM PT