Brazil Fans Chant 'Zika' at USA Goalie Hope Solo After She Posted Repellent Pic

Thomas Duffy@@TJDhoopsFeatured ColumnistAugust 4, 2016

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On July 22, United States women’s national soccer team goalie Hope Solo showed the world her collection of insect repellent heading into the Rio Olympics.

She also used the hashtag “#zikaproof,” referring to the mosquito-transmitted virus.

Apparently, this rubbed Brazil fans the wrong way.

During Wednesday’s match, fans booed Solo throughout and chanted “Zika” whenever she touched the ball. Solo didn’t seem affected.

Team USA beat New Zealand, 2-0.

[Twitter, h/t SB Nation]

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