Hope Solo poses nude for ESPN

Hope Solo poses nude for ESPN
Hope Solo gestures after the U.S. beat France 3-1 in the semifinal match at the Women's Soccer World Cup in Moenchengladbach, Germany, Wednesday, July 13, 2011. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
U.S. women's soccer goalie and former Husky Hope Solo is getting some more, um, exposure.

She is reportedly baring it all for ESPN The Magazine.

"Being naked outside is very liberating….at least I hope it will be @ESPN and @ESPNMAG!!! GAMETIME BABY! Ball up!" she tweeted Monday.

Solo is expected to appear in the Body Issue, which features nude athletes in poses that creatively conceal their R-rated areas.

Solo also tweeted a photo of herself post-shoot in which she appears to be wearing little more than a bathrobe as she frolics in a fountain.

Solo, a Richland native who played at UW from 1999-2002, has seen her media exposure explode since the World Cup last month. That trend apparently will continue.


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