Soccer star Abby Wambach is married. The Team USA player married fellow athlete Sarah Huffman on Oct. 5 in Kauai, Hawaii, reports TMZ. The ladies confirmed their nuptials on Twitter earlier this week. "Sarah and I wanted to thank everyone for all the love and support. We couldn't be happier. What an amazing week it's been," Wambach wrote. The small wedding was attended by family and friends and some teammates, including Alex Morgan and Sydney Leroux. Guests spent the week in Hawaii exploring...Read Full Story
Abby Wambach just scored a goal in the women's soccer Olympic final this afternoon, giving the Americans the lead in the fierce game for gold against Japan. While we know she's a force to be reckoned with on the pitch, people are very curious about her personal life. There's been rumors about Wambach's dating history for a while now, but there are no definitive answers. Some rumors suggest the soccer star is a lesbian, and was in a relationship with fellow soccer star Sarah Huffman. However...Read Full Story
Team USA will play Japan in the finals of the Women's World Cup. The US squad beat France today in their semi-final match.Team USA scored 3 goals against France, to secure the 3-1 victory. Lauren Cheney hit the back of the net at the 9 minute mark. Captain Abby Wambach then gave the US the lead with a header off a corner kick, at 79 minutes. With fresh legs off the bench, Alex Morgan finished France off by powering the ball past French goalie Berangere Sapowicz.US Coach Pia Sundhage told...Read Full Story
Abby Wambach is most recently known for her miraculous "header" gole after the 120th minute in the Women's World Cup quarterfinal game against Brazil. The goal holds the World Cup record for latest goal ever scored. It led to a PK shootout, in which the U.S. won. Check out her full bio and awesome pics here. Bio:Wambach was born in Pittsford, New York and attended Our Lady of Mercy High School, where she was named the NSCAA Player of the Year. While playing soccer as a kid, Wambach was moved...Read Full Story
Ouch, here's a replay of the injury that took out Abby Wambach just before the 2008 Olympics. Abby was the top scoring athlete on the team and was just one goal shy of the 100 mark. Fewer than 10 female soccer athletes have ever scored 100 goals in international play. Let's hope she can recover from this injury and get back into things.Read Full Story
Abby Wambach (born June 2, 1980) is a professional soccer player for the US Women's National Team. She scored the gold-medal-winning goal in the 2004 Olympics. See more Abby Wambach pictures, news and videos here.