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Hope Solo admits she intentionally messed with Germany before crucial PK miss

Hahahaha Hope Solo admitted she stalled to mess with Celia Šašić's head before her stunning, critical penalty miss during the USWNT's 2-0 win at the Women's World Cup semifinal.

I would love to share with you guys my mindset but unfortunately — or fortunately — we have one more game going into the final. I did the stall tactic. It worked.

Šašić', the top goal-scorer in the Women's World Cup, was unable to give Germany a 59th-minute lead.

It's a bold strategy to admit to stalling after a match! Solo likely didn't care if she got a yellow card because she'd still be allowed to play in the final.

At any rate ...

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