Hope Solo Accuses Former Fifa Pres Of Sex Assault
HOPE SOLO ACCUSES EX-FIFA BOSS SEPP BLATTER OF GRABBING HER INAPPROPRIATELY
(CNN) – A World Cup champion shared her own experience with sexual harassment.
She’s pointing the finger at a man who used to lead the governing body on soccer.
Hope Solo alleges that Sepp Blatter grabbed her buttocks.
Blatter is the former president of FIFA.
Solo made the allegation in an interview with the Portuguese newspaper Expresso.
The U.S.A. goalkeeper says the assault happened while she and Blatter were preparing to take the stage at a gala in 2013.
Solo presented the FIFA’s women’s player of the year award in January 2013
A spokesman for Blatter has reportedly dismissed the allegation as “ridiculous.”