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Fans boo, shout 'Zika!' at US goalkeeper Hope Solo

7 months 3 weeks 1 day ago August 06, 2016 Aug 6, 2016 Saturday, August 06 2016 August 06, 2016 4:51 PM in Sports
Source: Associated Press
By: ApNewsNow

RIO DE JANEIRO - The boos just keep coming for U.S. goalkeeper Hope Solo.

Solo riled some Brazilians before the Rio Games started with when she posted a photo of herself on social media decked out in mosquito netting and armed with insecticide, with the caption: "Not sharing this!!! Get your own! #zikaproof."


As a result, fans at Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte were booing her and shouting "Zika!" each time she touched the ball Saturday night during a group stage match against France.

It was a tradition that started for the U.S. Olympic opener against New Zealand on Wednesday.

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