Pardon our lateness on this one, but we gotta give it up to Hope Solo. After putting herself and the rest of the U.S. Women's Soccer team on the map following their incredible World Cup run last summer, Solo is back to remind us why we should be tuning in and keeping tabs on the ladies this month in London. With the United States up 1-0, Canada took a shot that ricocheted off an American player and nearly crossed the line. Thankfully, Hope was there to not only make the near-impossible save, but she was also able to recover and risk life and limb to prevent a put-back attempt by a nearby Canadian player. You gotta like our chances during the Summer Games, especially when we got Hope on our side. Get it?
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[via Larry Brown Sports]