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Here's Why Hope Solo's Being Trolled With "Zika Virus" Chants


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The 35-year-old and two-time Olympic gold medalist stirred up Brazilians a few weeks ago when she shared her anti-Zika virus regime on Twitter just weeks before the Rio Olympics.

Not sharing this!!! Get your own! #zikaproof #RoadToRio

See, a lot of people weren't all that impressed with Solo's Olympics travel prep for the Zika virus outbreak.

If anyone in the village forgets to pack repellent, come and see me...#DeptOfDefense #zikaproof


Solo has also been absolutely hounded by Brazilian soccer fans at each of the United States' women's soccer team's games. Like, they scream "ZIKA" every time she kicks a ball.

And while the jeering may ~sound~ intense, Solo doesn't seem that bothered.

“I did know they were booing, but it doesn’t affect me,” Solo told Sports Illustrated. “I came here to do one thing, and that’s to help our team win, our country win. And I’m very focused in doing that.

"I wish people would understand that I did my due diligence before coming to Brazil. It was a personal decision I had to make alongside my husband. And it’s not something I just spoke about without getting educated on. It was something very serious to me because I do want to start a family."