Women’s soccer fan or not, chances are you have heard of Hope Solo. The goalie of the US Women’s Soccer Team and one of the celebrities from Dancing with the Stars is stealing the heart of men everywhere.
The soccer star will be appearing in the upcoming issue of ESPN the Magazine’s Body Issue. The Body Issue shows a various array of athletes nude, with private parts strategically covered or darkened to be "PG" rated. Hope Solo is nude in the issue, seen watering her lawn in front of a house. The picture is meant to play on the “girl next door” reputation Hope has gained with fans.
Gymnast Alicia Sacramone, snowboarder Gretchen Bleiler, socceer goalie Hope Solo, the NBA's Blake Griffin, MLB's Jose Reyes and the NFL's Steven Jackson lead the list of athletes posing nude in ESPN The Magazine's third annual "Body Issue."
Other female athletes baring their bodies for photographers: the WNBA's Sylvia Fowles; LPGA rookie Belen Mozo; track and field star Natasha Hastings; hockey player Julie Chu; tennis player Vera Zvonareva; surfer Steph Gilmore; tattooed roller derby player Suzy Hotrod and bowler Kelly Kulick.
The other male athletes: speedskater Apolo Ohno; NHL player Ryan Kesler; UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones; IndyCar racer Helio Castroneves; snowboarder Louie Vito; boxer Sergio Martinez; marathoner Ryan Hall and paralympian Jeremy Campbell.
The issue will hit newsstands October 7th.
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