Viewers hit out at BBC bosses for hiring US football star Hope Solo for World Cup coverage

Mail Online | 6/9/2019 | Daily Mail Reporter
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The England women's football team began their World Cup campaign in style yesterday, beating Scotland 2-1 in Nice.

Nikita Parris scored an early penalty before Manchester City's Ellen White doubled the score just before halftime.

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The Group D victory came as viewers criticised the BBC's decision to employ a controversial American goalkeeper as a pundit for the tournament.

Hope Solo has twice been suspended by the US team for angry outbursts, and was also arrested for allegedly attacking her half-sister and 17-year-old nephew, although the charges were later dropped.

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