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2008 U.S. Olympic Team Media Summit in Chicago, Illinois
U.S. women's soccer team member Abby Wambach (20) poses for a portrait at the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team Media Summit on April 14, 2008. (UPI Photo/Brian Kersey)
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† Appearances (Goals). ‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 10 July 2011

Mary Abigail "Abby" Wambach (born June 2, 1980) is an American Olympic medalist and professional soccer player. A four-time winner of the U.S. Soccer Athlete of the Year award, she has been a regular on the US Women's National Team since 2003 and is the third highest scorer for the US Women's National Team with over 100 goals in international play. She scored the gold-medal-winning goal in the 2004 Olympics.

Wambach was born in Pittsford, New York, the youngest of seven children of Pete and Judy Wambach. She is a 1998 graduate of Our Lady of Mercy High School where she lettered in soccer and basketball. She was named the NSCAA Player of the Year and the Umbro Player of the Year in her senior year.

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