Abby Wambach

by Therock 16 Feb,2016
Abby Wambach
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  • Birth Name Mary Abigail Wambach
  • Birth Place Rochester, New York
  • Famous Name Abby Wambach
  • Father Pete Wambach
  • Mother Judy Wambach
  • Net Worth $3 Million
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity White
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Married to Sarah Huffman (m. 2013)
  • Divorce N/A
  • Children N/A

Abby Wambach is a retired soccer player, coach of United States who won the FIFA Women's World Cup with the national team in 2015. Besides, she also won the Olympics gold medal in 2004 and 2012. 

 

Wambach, who won the FIFA World Player of the Year in 2012, took retirement from international football in 2015.

Abby Wambach's Early Life

Abby Wambach was born by her name Marry Abigail “Abby” Wambach on June 2, 1980, in Rochester, New York, United States. She is an American by her nationality and she regards to white ethnicity. His star sign is Gemini.

She was born to Pete and Judy Wambach. She also has siblings. She is the youngest of among seven children of her parents including two sisters and four brothers.

From her early age of life, she was passionate about sports and it led her to a best in her game. She played soccer for the Florida Gators women’s soccer team while attending the University of Florida, and also helped her team win their first NCAA Division I Women’s Soccer Championship.

Abby Wambach's Professional Career

Following her college graduation, Wambach was picked second overall by Washington Freedom in the 2002 WUSA Draft. She played for a season but the league was folded due to lack of financial support.

After the formation of the new league in 2008, Wambach joined Washington Freedom. She played for two seasons and moved to the new league NWSL with the team Western New York Flash. In 2015, she remained out of the team to focus on the World Cup 2015.

International Career

Wambach was included into the national team in 2001. She was also included for the 2003 World cup and made her debut against Sweden. The team was placed third in the tournament.

She played the Summer Olympics 2004 and also won the tournament. She played 2007 World Cup where the USA was placed the third and was also named to the Summer Olympics 2008. She broke her left leg after the collision with Brazilian defender, Andréia Rosa and was left out of the action for 3 months.

Abby Wambach later won the Olympics 2012 and FIFA World Cup 2015 with the team and retired in 2015. Some of her World Cup-winning teammates were Megan RapinoeTobin HeathAlex Morgan etc.

Abby Wambach's Personal Life

Abby Wambach is a lesbian and is currently married to her partner Glennon Doyle Melton. The couple got married to each other in May 2017

The couple had been dating each other since November 2016. Glennon, who is an author, activist, philanthropist, creator of the online community Momastery, and founder and president of Together Rising, was previously married to husband Craig Melton. 

She revealed her relationship with Abby, two months after her divorce with Craig.

Abby Wambach was previously married to Sahar Huffman, who is also a former footballer for the US national team. The couple tied the knot on October 5, 2013, and divorced nearly after 3 years on October 3, 2016.

Abby Wambach's Net worth and Salary

Sa he is a very popular person and signed endorsements contract with Gatorade, Nike, MVP Healthcare, and Panasonic. Additionally, she also signed one year contract with Bank of America. She also appeared in the television and Film.

She is retired from her game but he already set an example for her followers and admirers. Sha e has pleasant personality. She possesses the height of 5 feet and 11 inch. Her eye color is blue and her hair color is brown-dark.

She has earned a fortune amount of salary. Her total salary boosted her net worth which is estimated to be $4 million. She is socially active in the social networking sites. Her fans followed her on Twitter. Moreover, info about her life and bio can be taken from Wiki.

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