Hope Solo, Christine Sinclair

Hope Solo: Christine Sinclair is "the best player in the world" | The Backcut

"I've said for a long time that I believe, in my humble opinion, that Christine Sinclair is the best player in the world."

These are the words of Seattle Reign FC and USWNT goalkeeper Hope Solo, a player who is surrounded by the likes of Abby Wambach, Alex Morgan, and other U.S. stars on a regular basis.

Talking with Canada's cbc.ca ahead of the Canada-U.S. friendly in Winnepeg, Solo went on to talk about Sinclair beating out the likes of another global superstar in Brazil's Marta

Along with the friendly, Thorns fans will get to see the two match up again this weekend when Portland hosts the Seattle Reign at Providence Park at 4:00pm PT (TICKETS).