Power 100 rank: 88
Rank last year: Unranked
Most recent notable achievement: Saved three penalty kicks against Brazil in the 2011 World Cup, preserving the U.S. win
Key sponsors: Nike, Gatorade, Bank of America
Why she’s on the list: Known for her elegant fashion sense, Solo is the starting goalkeeper for the U.S. team and a star in the soccer world. Despite past controversies involving her criticism of the team, Solo has earned a solid starting role for the 2012 Summer Olympics. Like fellow Olympian Apolo Ohno, Solo furthered her celebrity by competing on the television program Dancing With the Stars.
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