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
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
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
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.