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Abby Wambach's New Wife is Sarah Huffman (Pics)

By Deena Bustillo on
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 Dating: Gay Rumors NOT Confirmed

By Deena Bustillo on
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

Abby Wambach, Pictures and Video

By Livingly Staff on
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 (Bio and Pictures)

By Lauren Gerber on
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

Abby Wambach Injury Video

By Staff Account on
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

Will US Women's Soccer Rebound from the Abby Wambach Injury

By Staff Account on
I think they will, but their loss against Norway in the Olympics opener is throwing Vegas odds for a loop. The US Women's Team has was a hands down favored pick for the 2008 Olympics until they lost top scorer Abby Wambach in July. Wambach broker her leg. The Abby Wambach injury will force the US team to change it's strategy in Beijing.Take the poll: Will the US Women's Soccer Team still win gold in Beijing even without Abby Wambach? Or check out pictures from past matches. Click on any...Read Full Story

Abby Wambach Out For Olympic Games

By Tatiana Guertin on
The U.S. women's soccer team was dealt a devastating blow last night as their lead scorer, Abby Wambach , broke her left leg in an exhibition game against Brazil.After a violent collision with Brazilian defender Andreia Rosa during the first half of the match, Wambach was taken off the field by paramedics. She fractured both her Tibia and fibula, and will have surgery Thursday.The surgery will entail inserting a titanium rod into her leg. Wambach is expected to be out for at least 12 weeks...Read Full Story

Exclusive Abby Wambach Interview

By Staff Account on
We had the chance to catch up with Abby Wambach of the US Women's Soccer Team. Abby is one of the few players who bridge the gap between the old school (think Mia Hamm, Julie Foudy, and Joy Fawcett) and the new school (think Natasha Kai, Lindsay Tarpley, and Nicole Barnhart).Abby Wambach is a scoring machine. She's put the ball in the net 98 times in the last 122 games (yeah, do the math, that's a VERY high scoring percentage) and it's only a matter of time before she tops the 100 mark. Here...Read Full Story

US Olympic Soccer Team Chosen

By Tatiana Guertin on
The Beijing summer Olympics are only a few months away, and the women's U.S. soccer team has just solidified its roster. 18 players have been chosen to represent the U.S. on the soccer field, some of the choices may surprise you.Goalkeeper Hope Solo, who was kicked off the team nine months ago at the World Cup, will compete for America, which leaves Briana Scurry out of luck. Scurry took over for Solo after the World Cup semifinal loss to Brazil, but coach Pia Sundhage felt Solo was the more...Read Full Story

Abby Wambach the scoring machine

By Staff Account on
Abby Wambach scored both goals against Italy to give the US a 2-0 victory against Italy in the Queen Peace Cup in S. Korea.  Team USA will now face Canada in the finals.That brings Abby's all-time career total to 98 goals in only 122 games.  Do the math, 98 goals in only 122 games!  On average, Wambach is putting it into the net 4 out of every 5 games.These two goals bring her total for the yeat up to 12 and give her the top bragging rights on the team.  Natasha Kai is now the second most...Read Full Story