Hope Solo – who won the FIFA Women’s World Cup in 2015 with the USA as well as the Golden Glove at the same tournament as best goalkeeper – is also set to link up with Eurosport in her role as Commissioner for its UEFA Euro 2017 coverage this July.
corporate.eurosport.com says that the outspoken sporting icon, famed for voicing her opinions on all things football, will give fans across Europe a unique take on the moments and issues facing the game in her role as Commissioner of Women’s Football.
Solo, the 202-capped international star, said: “I’m delighted to be joining Eurosport ahead of what is a brilliant summer for women’s football in Europe. I’m here to shake things up, I will take no prisoners and I can guarantee fans an honest opinion.
“Having being a professional for well over a decade, as well as playing in World Cups and Olympic Games, I think I’m as well placed as anyone in the game to analyse women’s football. I love playing, so it will be a whole new experience watching from the stands giving fans my own thoughts on the game. It should be a great summer.”
Solo joins Eric Cantona as a Commissioner of Football and her first episode will air during Eurosport’s coverage of the UEFA Women’s Champions League Final on Thursday 1 June.
Eurosport will show all 31 matches from UEFA Euro 2017 across Europe, starting on 16 July with the Netherlands playing Norway in Utrecht.
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