Hope Solo undergoes wrist surgery


The US women’s nationa team’s star goalkeeper Hope Solo had wrist surgery on Thursday, according to her official Twitter account.

Her team in the new US women’s soccer pro league, Seattle Reign FC, announced Feb. 22 that she would have surgery on her injured wrist, which had damaged ligaments. The team reported that her recovery time would be 6-8 weeks.



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