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The U.S. Women's National Team coach has named four soccer pros from the Northwest to the World Cup roster Tuesday.

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Soccer star Hope Solo of Seattle has been suspended from the U.S. Women’s National Team and sent home from training camp.

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Organizers of the next (FIFA) Women's World Cup hope to leverage the unusually high interest in this year's men's tournament in Brazil to their benefit. Northwest sports fans may want to note that group play and the 2015 World Cup final will take place just across the border in Vancouver, Canada. Correspondent Tom Banse reports.

Vancouver is one of six host cities in Canada for the Women's World Cup next summer. Nine matches including the final will be played in BC Place stadium over the span of a month.