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Latest Abby Wambach Items
Abby Wambach hasn't gotten over her World Cup disappointment. Neither has Hope Solo, Alex Morgan nor just about anybody else on the women's national team.
Hope Solo is kicking off her cleats for some dancing shoes.
Tasha Kai and Amy Rodriguez scored for the Philadelphia Independence, who advanced to the Women's Professional Soccer championship game with a 2-0 victory over magicJack on Saturday.
For those doubting the growth of soccer in the United States, look no further than Manchester United's 2-1 victory over Barcelona at FedEx Field on Saturday.
The stadium was packed, the "Abby! Abby! Abby!" chanting fans were loud, and Abby Wambach felt everyone required an explanation because many had, after all, come to see her on Wednesday.
For Abby Wambach, defeat in the World Cup final against Japan delivered a silver lining.
One by one, tired and disappointed members of the U.S. Women's World Cup team trudged off the bus and were greeted with cheers and waves from appreciative fans who didn't seem to mind a bit that they came up short of a championship.
Abby Wambach is coming home to an anticipated full house in Rochester in the U.S. women's soccer star's first game since a World Cup final loss to Japan last weekend.
Once the Americans get over the disappointment of coming up just short at the Women's World Cup, they'll find plenty of reasons for optimism.