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After massive upset, Hope Solo calls Swedish team ‘a bunch of cowards’

American women’s goalie Hope Solo began her postgame comments with a seemingly positive take on the U.S.’s shocking 1-0 loss to Sweden, saying her American teammates “showed a lot of heart” and declaring herself “proud of this team.”

Then the outspoken goalkeeper turned her attention to the Swedes:

“I also think we played a bunch of cowards,” she said.

Hey, she meant they played it safe. Here’s the full quote.

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