Originally posted on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 2/22/13
USA soccer star Hope Solo is possibly going to need wrist surgery. Seattle Reign FC keeper Hope Solo has not been included in the Algarve USWNT roster due to a long-standing wrist injury that may require an operation. Solo has been playing through ligament damage in her left wrist and the U.S. Women’s National Team’s medical staff believes now is the time to heal the injury, according to a USWNT news release. Hope Solo won’t be traveling with the squad to Portugal in early March to play in the 2013 Algarve Cup. You’re probably wondering what the Seattle Reign FC are? Yeah, I’ve never heard of them either. They’re Seattle’s new professional women’s soccer team. Reign FC’s league games begin April 14, and the team on its Facebook page said the timing for Solo’s recovery is yet to be determined.. The Reign play in the fledgling National Women’s Soccer League, and Hope Solo will no doubt be their biggest draw. Seattle is her home and she’s also a University of Washington graduate. Hope Solo also happens to be the face of women’s soccer who came in second at the 2010 World Cup and won gold at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Hope Solo also has an autobiography out that you might want to check out. Paul M. Banks is CEO of The Sports Bank.net, an official Google News site generating millions of unique visitors. He’s also a regular contributor to Chicago Now, Walter Football.com, Yardbarker, MSN, and Fox Sports A Fulbright scholar and MBA, Banks has appeared on live radio all over the world; and he’s a member of the Football Writers Association of America, U.S. Basketball Writers Association, and Society of Professional Journalists. The President of the United States follows him on Twitter (@Paul_M_BanksTSB) You should too. The post Hope Solo injured, may require wrist surgery appeared first on The Sports Bank.Net.
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