- Abby Wambach Age: How old is Abby Wambach?
- Abby Wambach Salary
- Abby Wambach Married: Who is Abby Wambach husband?
She is well known for her diving and header skills. Her header goal in the 122nd minute of 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup against Brazil led the US team to the equalizer. The game was won by the US in the penalty shoot-out. In the same tournament, she won Silver Ball and Bronze’s Boot for her performance. She has played professionally for numerous clubs like Washington Freedom, Western New York Flash, and MagicJack. On October 27, 2015, she announced her retirement after the victory of the US team in FIFA Women’s World Cup. On September 2016, her autobiography Forward was released.
Abby Wambach Age: How old is Abby Wambach?
Born to Pete and Judy Wambach in Rochester, New York on June 2, 1980, she is the youngest of other six siblings. She started playing soccer at the age of four when her sister showed interest in playing the game. Her mother taught all of her children to play the game with the help of knowledge she gained from a book based on soccer which she had borrowed from the library. The siblings played and challenged each other while playing which Abby believed helped her in nurturing her football skills. At the mere age of five, she was already playing in a youth soccer league. She scored her first international goal in a friendly match against Finland in 2002. Currently, she is aged 37.
Abby Wambach Salary
Despite her outstanding performance in the soccer field, Abby’s annual salary was only $ 200,000 in the year 2014. The amount is much lower compared to the male counterparts. Later, her net worth increased to $ 3 million. Her endorsements deals with numerous brands Nike, Panasonic, Bank of America and MVP Healthcare added on to her annual salary from soccer playing made her a multi- millionaire. Her appearance in commercials of MagicJack phone service, LED lighting company Cree and New York Apple Association has also helped in increment of her net worth.
Abby Wambach Married: Who is Abby Wambach husband?
Abby Wambach married her longtime girlfriend, Sarah Huffman on October 2013. She never openly declared herself a homosexual as she opened everybody was aware of who she was. In her best-seller autobiography Forward, she announced her marriage to Huffman had come to an end and they had decided to mutually part their ways for their own good. In November 2016, she started dating author Glennon Doyle Melton. They officially became a couple when they got engaged on February 2017. The following month, they got married.