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Career Highlights

  • 2013 Breaks Mia Hamm’s all-time International goal scoring record
  • 2012 FIFA Women’s World Player of the Year (Ballon d’Or)
  • 2012 Olympic Gold Medalist, Team Co-Captain and leading scorer
  • 2011 World Cup Silver Medalist, Silver Ball & Bronze Boot Winner
  • 2011 ESPY – Best Play
  • 2011 AP Female Athlete of the Year
  • 2011 Women’s Sports Foundation Sportswoman of the Year
  • 2009 Scores 100th goal in her 129th career match
  • 2007 FIFA World Cup Bronze Medalist ∙ Silver Boot Winner
  • 2004 Olympic gold medalist, scored 14 goals in 16 games
  • 2003 US Soccer Female Athlete of the Year (Also ’04, ’07, ’10, ’11, ‘13)
  • 2003 FIFA World Cup Bronze Medalist 1998 –’01 University of Florida: 3-time All American, 4-time All-SEC, 2-time SEC Player of the Year 1998 NCAA Champion
  • 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup Champion
  • 2016 Forward: A Memoir released (New York Times Best Seller)
  • 2016 ESPYS Icon Award
  • 2018 Named to the Oath Board of Advisors
  • 2019 WOLFPACK: How to Come Together, Unleash Our Power, and Change the Game released (New York Times Best Seller)
Abby Wambach is a two-time Olympic gold medalist, FIFA World Cup Champion, and six-time winner of the U.S. Soccer Athlete of the Year award. She was the United States’ leading scorer in the 2007 and 2011 Women’s World Cup tournaments and the 2004 and 2012 Olympics.

An activist for equality and inclusion, she is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller WOLFPACK as well as the adaptation of WOLFPACK for the next generation, an instant New York Times bestseller.

Abby is the host of ABBY’S PLACES on ESPN+, in which she showcases what makes her beloved sport of soccer a worldwide sensation. Abby also co-hosts the WE CAN DO HARD THINGS podcast with Glennon Doyle, which debuted at #1 in May 2021 and was named the #1 New Podcast of 2021 on Apple Podcasts.

She is a founder and part owner of Angel City FC, the first majority-female-owned soccer team in history, and is a member of the Board of Directors for the non-profit organization Together Rising.

Abby lives in California with her wife Glennon Doyle and their three children.