The U.S. Soccer Federation effectively fired Solo in 2016 for comments she made at the Rio Olympics.
One of the goalkeeper's aims is to change America's "pay to play" youth soccer system. She joins a crowded field of contenders for the top post after Sunil Gulati announced he wouldn't run again.
Hope Solo has been suspended six months by the US Soccer Federation for her comments in Rio.
Former national team goalkeeper Hope Solo says she's running for president of U.S. Soccer
Los Angeles (AFP) – Former US women’s national team goalkeeper Hope Solo joined the crowded race for the US Soccer Federation presidency on Thursday. Solo, 36, announced her candidacy with a post on Facebook titled “Why I’m running ...