Abby Wambach

Soccer Player Abby Wambach
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Full Name: Mary Abigail Wambach
Profession: Soccer Player

United States of America

Biography: Double Olympic gold medalist, FIFA Women's World Cup champion, and the 2012 FIFA World Player of the Year.

Wambach is also a six-time winner of the U.S. Soccer Athlete of the Year award.

She currently stands as the highest all-time goal scorer for the national team and holds the world record for international goals for both female and male soccer players with 184 goals.

Born: June 2, 1980
Birthplace: Rochester, New York, USA
Age: 42 years old

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Gemini

Married Life

  • 2013-10-05 Soccer player Abby Wambach (33) weds longtime partner Sarah Huffman (29) in Hawaii
  • 2017-05-14 Retired soccer player Abby Wambach (37) weds best-selling author Glennon Doyle Melton

Historical Events

  • 2004-08-26 Lindsay Tarpley and Abby Wambach score as the US beats Brazil 2-1, maintaining an undefeated record to win the women's football gold medal at the Athens Olympics
  • 2013-01-07 FIFA Ballon d'Or: Barcelona forward Lionel Messi wins award for a record 4th consecutive year; US forward Abby Wambach wins women's award
  • 2015-10-27 American soccer star Abby Wambach announces her retirement

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