By Oyediji Oluwaseun Babatunde
Sports Writer, kick442.com-Nigeria
Former United States Women National Team goalkeeper, Hope Solo and husband Jerramy Stevens have welcomed twins into the world, the soccer.
Former US Women’s National Team goalkeeper and two-time Olympic gold medalist Solo announced the birth of her twins-named Vittorio Genghis Stevens and Lozen Orianna Judith Stevens-by posting an image on social media.
“What have we been doing during our time in quarantine? Well, as you can see, we’ve been incredibly busy,” she said in a video posted to the Instagram account of the uninterrupted athletic brand.
The soccer star said the twins the couple’s first children were born on March 4, coming into the world “in the middle of a pandemic,” adding that the experience had been “incredibly stressful times for us.”
Hope Amelia Solo was a goalkeeper for the United States women’s national soccer team from 2000 to 2016 and is a World Cup champion and two-time Olympic gold medalist. After playing at the collegiate level for the University of Washington, she played professionally for the Philadelphia Charge in the Women’s United Soccer Association, WUSA. When the WUSA folded after her first season, she traveled to Europe to play for the top division leagues in Sweden and France. From 2009 to 2011, she played in the Women’s Professional Soccer for Saint Louis Athletica, Atlanta Beat, and magicJack. After the WPS ceased operations in early 2012, she played for the Seattle Sounders in the W-League. She most recently played for Seattle Reign FC in the National Women’s Soccer League, the top division of women’s soccer in the United States.
Solo is regarded as one of the top female goalkeepers in the world and currently holds the U.S. record for most career clean sheets.
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