What They're Saying: Djorn Buchholz

“What frustrates me, and has really made us look at this process over the last couple of years, is that when we do come out and announce our class, a lot of times it’s about who didn’t make it instead of who did, and I don’t like that, I’m incredibly disappointed Hope didn’t get in, but that was the conversation. I think doing this will help.”

-- National Soccer Hall of Fame executive director Djorn Buchholz on the selection process for induction into the Hall of Fame as a player. In 2020, Hope Solo, considered the greatest women's goalkeeper ever, did not get in, overshadowing the selection of Carlos Bocanegra, the lone player inductee for the fifth time in the last six years. A new procedure should ensure 2-3 player inductees each year. (SI.com)
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