US Soccer Star Hope Solo Slams Former Player

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Leave it all on the field? Not if your name is Hope Solo.

The U.S. women’s soccer star has kicked off the London Olympics with some hard shots at World Cup hero Brandi Chastain (you may remember her famous, sports-bra bearing Sports Illustrated cover).

After the Americans’ quarterfinal win over Colombia on Saturday, the goalie took to Twitter faster than a throw-in to blast NBC analyst Chastain for her comments during the game.

“Its 2 bad we cant have commentators who better represents the team&knows more about the game @brandichastain!” Solo ranted. “Lay off commentating about defending and gking until you get more educated @brandichastain the game has changed from a decade ago.”

According to USA Today, Solo was fired up over the following critiques from Chastain after 20 minutes of game play:

“As a defender, your responsibilities are to defend … win the ball, and then keep possession. And that’s something that Rachel Buehler actually needs to improve on in this tournament.”

Chastain has yet to respond.