Hope Solo

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Hope Solo has broken her silence after being arrested on suspicion of domestic violence this past weekend.

The 32-year-old soccer star was taken into custody early Saturday morning after allegedly attacking her 17-year-old nephew and adult sister at a family party at her house near Seattle. And today, Solo took to her Facebook page to share a message with fans.

"I would like to apologize to my fans, teammates, coaches, marketing partners and the entire US Soccer and Seattle Reign FC communities for my involvement in a highly unfortunate incident this past weekend," she wrote. "I understand that, as a public figure, I am held to a higher standard of conduct. I take seriously my responsibilities as a role model and sincerely apologize to everyone I have disappointed."

"I love my family dearly," she went on. "We, like all families, have our challenges but my sincere hope is that we are able to resolve this situation as a family. Adversity has always made us stronger and I know this situation will be no different. I also would like to thank everyone who has reached out with messages of support and encouragement. I truly appreciate your loyalty, concern and well wishes."

"Due to pending legal issues, I cannot comment further at this time," she concluded. "However, I am confident in the legal process and believe my name will be cleared. I look forward to getting back on the field where I belong with both Seattle Reign FC and the US Women's National Team."

On Monday, Solo pleaded not guilty and was released from custody without having to post bail. A judge ordered her to refrain from drinking alcohol and from contacting either of the alleged victims.

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