Hope Solo says she was bullied in USWNT’s privileged ‘mean girls club’
By Editor - Tue Jan 12, 10:28 pm
* Goalkeeper said environment helped make her tougher * Solo says long fight for equal pay must continueHope Solo says she encountered hostility when she first entered the United States national team set-up.“When you grow up on the national team, there was a mean girls club,” she told the BBC’s The Players podcast. “It was a mean girls club. Most players have come from rich, white families. That is the culture of the United States women’s national team. It is a very privileged, white culture. I remember Carli [Lloyd] and I always talking about the culture: ‘We have to change this culture’.
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