U.S. Soccer In Focus #3 | Abby Wambach: The Game's Greatest Goal Scorer
No one, man or woman, has scored more international goals than Abby Wambach. She’s a legend by any measure. Wambach’s goal record is easily quantified. She scored 142 in high school. 96 (a program-best) in college. 114 with her four clubs. 184 for her country.
The trophies and medals speak for themselves. The list of achievements is luridly long. She’s a six-time winner of U.S. Soccer’s Female Athlete of the Year (the most of any player), a World Cup winner and Olympic champion. She became her own Barbie Doll, appeared on the cover of video games. She was the first soccer player to be named the Associated Press’s Female Athlete of the Year. She’s a FIFA Women’s Player of the Year and, in 2015, she was named to Time Magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people in the world.
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