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Hope Solo: "Zlatan Ibrahimovic is a hypocrite and stupid"

2021-03-04T23:01:28.661Z

The former American soccer player criticized Zlatan for attacking LeBron James and assured that sports and politics do go hand in hand in the USA.



In recent days Zlatan Ibrahimovic ignited the controversy after criticizing LeBron James

for raising his voice and getting into politics in the United States.

Both characters engaged in a series of statements, but this time it was the exporter Hope Solo who came out in defense of LeBron.

The historic goalkeeper of the United States Women's National Team spoke in an interview with Sports Burst of beIN Sports and did not hesitate to call the Swedish striker a hypocrite.

"In America we call that being a hypocrite. Even saying that athletes should shut up, that LeBron should shut up is a political signal. It's hypocritical, it's wrong, and it's stupid. I think I shouldn't talk about American politics. I don't. I see LeBron talking about Swedish politics. I think he's stupid. I think Zlatan is stupid for thinking that sports have nothing to do with politics. "

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Hope declared that Ibrahimovic will never change the world and emphasized that sports do go hand in hand with politics, at least in the United States.

"Sports and politics here in America go hand in hand. Sorry, I disagree with those comments. I think he's a fool. I think he's a hypocrite and what I know is that silence never changes the world and Zlatan will probably never change the world. "

Happy to allow athletes to kneel

Finally, Hope Solo said that while he does not see the need for athletes to kneel during the United States anthem, he is happy that US Soccer is allowing athletes to demonstrate peacefully.

"I don't think it's necessary, but at the same time I understand what it means for NFL players to stand before a Super Bowl (...) I am proud that the United States Soccer Federation decided to allow athletes to protest. peacefully. It is our right as Americans,

"he concluded.

Source: elparis

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