Mary Abigail Wambach (born June 2, 1980) is an American retired soccer player, coach, two-time Olympic gold medalist and FIFA Women's World Cup champion. As a forward, 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. Soccer Athlete of the Year award, Wambach was a regular on the U. women's national soccer team from 2003 to 2015, earning her first cap in 2001.Abby, who retired late last year after winning the World Cup, was booked for DUII (driving under influence of intoxicants), and released on her own recognizance.Just a few days ago, we shot the Olympic hero in Palm Springs where she was partnered with Caitlyn Jenner in a golf tournament.for ten months, she played in two games a week, making 19 appearances in goal for göteborg in 2004."hope solo admits to using stall tactics on penalty kick (video)".
I learn from her everyday about the woman I want to become.” So sweet! Glennon broke up with her husband just months before telling the public about Abby.
Wambach was awarded the 2012 FIFA World Player of the Year, becoming the first American woman to win the award in ten years.
She was included on the 2015 Time 100 list as one of the most influential people in the world.
us 2015 women's world cup team's abby wambach (l) and carli lloyd (2nd r) present us president barack obama (c) with a team jersey during an event honoring them at the white house in washington, dc, october 27, 2015.
ending the match with a swollen black eye, wambach described what happened, "i'm running toward the goal to get position, and i got sucker-punched", she said., greece: us forward abby wambach and her teammates celebrate their victory at the end of the gold medal football match against at the olympic games, 26 august 2004 at karaiskaki stadium in athens. her last-minute goal was hailed as one of the five biggest goals in u.