Rookie Card Year: 2008
Investment Rating: 7.0
Hope Solo is the current goalkeeper for the USA Women's National team and is coming off a star-making World Cup run, despite losing to Japan on penalty kicks. Solo won the Golden Glove Award for best goalkeeper, and the Bronze Ball Award for her overall performance. She was also selected to the tournament's All-Star team.
A four-time All-Pac-10 selection and a three-time National Soccer Coaches Association of America All-American at the University of Washington, she is the team's all-time leader in shutouts, saves, and goals against average. The pinnacle of her success came in the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, China where she led the team to a gold medal against Brazil, making several saves while repelling an aggressive Brazilian attack.
Solo's cards, autographs and memorabilia are quite popular, given her recent international success. Her charismatic personality, good looks and media savvy make her a fan favorite. Her definitive rookie cards come from 2008.
Hope Solo Rookie Cards
2008 Sports Legends is a multi-sport product featuring some of the greatest athletes across numerous sports. Printed on mirror foil stock, the card features Solo in full goalie regalia. The card was also issued in an array of serial numbered parallels, including game-used and autographed versions.
Other Notable Hope Solo Cards:
- 2008 Donruss Sports Legends Collegiate Legends #8 (/244, game used patch, autographed)
- 2010-11 Upper Deck College Colors #14
- 2010-11 Upper Deck College Colors #14 (autographed)
- 2010 Upper Deck MLS #198
- 2010 Upper Deck MLS WPS Marks #HS (/100)
- 2010 Upper Deck MLS WPS Materials #HS (game-used)
- 2010 Upper Deck MLS WPS Materials Premium Series #HS (/25 game-used patch)
- 2010 Upper Deck World of Sports #114
- 2010 Upper Deck World of Sports All-Sport Apparel Memorabilia #ASA19 (game-used)
- 2010 Upper Deck World of Sports All-Sport Apparel Memorabilia Autographs #ASA19 (/25 game-used, autographed)
- 2010 Upper Deck World of Sports Autographs #114 (autographed)
- 2010 Upper Deck World of Sports Clear Competitors #CC41 (/550)
- 2011 Topps Allen and Ginter #12
- 2011 Topps Allen and Ginter Autographs #HSO (autographed)
- 2011 Upper Deck Goodwin Champions #51
- 2011 Upper Deck Goodwin Champions Autographs #HS (autographed)
- 2011 Upper Deck Goodwin Champions Memorabilia #HO (game-used)