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(Soccer player, coach, author)

Abby Wambach is an American retired soccer player, coach, and author. She is the FIFA Women's World Cup champion and two- time Olympic gold medallist.

Relationship Facts of Abby Wambach

Abby Wambach is married to Glennon Doyle Melton.
She does not have any kids as of now.
Abby Wambach is not having an affair with anyone presently.
Her sexual orientation is not straight and is lesbian.

What is the relationship of Abby Wambach?

Abby Wambach is a married woman. She has been married to Glennon Doyle Melton, an author.

The relationship between them was proved in November 2016.

The couple announced their engagement in February 2017. The pair has not shared any children to date.

Previously, she married her longtime girlfriend Sarah Huffman on  October 5, 2013, but in her September 2016 biography, she revealed that she and her wife are divorcing.

Abby Wambach: Biography in Details

Who is Abby Wambach?

Abby Wambach is an American retired soccer player, coach, and author. She is the FIFA Women’s World Cup champion and two-time Olympic gold medallist.

What is the birth name of Abby Wambach?

She was born on June 2, 1980, in Rochester, New York, USA. Her birth name is Mary Abigail Wambach.

She was born to her mother Judy Wambach and her father Pete Wambach. Also, Abby was raised by her parents along with her six older siblings- four brothers and two sisters.

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Caption: Abby Wambach and Glennon Doyle (Source: Glamour)

Abby Wambach holds American citizenship but her ethnicity is unknown.

Education, School/College University

Abby Wambach joined Our Lady of Mercy High School from 1994 to 1998. After that, he enrolled at the University of Florida on a full athletic scholarship from 1998 to 2001.

Abby Wambach: Professional Life and Career

Abby Wambach played for Florida Gators women’s soccer team from 1998 to 2001 while she was a student at the University of Florida. Her career records were 96 goals, 24 game-winning goals, 50 assists, 242 points, and 10 hat tricks, setting a new record in her university.

Later, she was selected by the Washington Freedom during the first round of the 2002 WUSA Draft for the second season of the Women’s United Soccer Association (WUSA).

Abby Wambach played for the Women’s Premier Soccer League (WPSL) in the summer of 2005 where she appeared in five games, serving three assists, and scoring five goals.

After the new professional league, Wambach was assigned with  Washington Freedom after Women’s Professional Soccer (WPS) was formed in 2008.

Similarly, she was allocated to the National Women’s Soccer League club,  and then to Western New York Flash and to  U.S. women’s national soccer team (USWNT) from 2003 to 2015.

In addition, Abby Wambach played in FIFA Women’s World Cup (2003, 2007, 2011, 2015), and Summer Olympics (2004, 2008, 2012).

Moreover, she is also an author and has written autobiographies Forward: My Story Young Readers’ Edition (2016), Forward: A Memoir (2016), and the inspirational book Wolfpack.

Awards, Nominations

She was two gold medals in the Olympics and she retired in 2015 having won six U.S. Soccer Athlete of the Year awards.

How much is the net worth of Abby Wambach?

As of 2023, she has an estimated net worth of around $4 million and she has earned that sum of money from her professional career.

Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

During the Women’s World Cup elimination game against Colombia, she missed the penalty kick by launching it high. Although the team won, many of her fans criticized her performance.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

Abby Wambach has a height of 5 ft. 11 inches and weighs 81 kg. Also, he has blue eyes and blonde hair. She wears shoes of size 11(US).

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.

Abby Wambach has around 657k followers on Instagram, about 730k followers on Twitter, and around 574k followers on Facebook.

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