Abby WambachMakes Statement

Announces retirement

1 Jan, 1970

Wambach announces that she will retire at the end of 2015 once all the World Cup victory tour matches have been played. Her final game will be on Dec. 16 against China in New Orleans.

After much deliberation and talking with my friends, family, teammates and our coaching staff, I’ve decided to finally bring my soccer career to an end. While we still have more work to do for women’s soccer, after bringing the World Cup back to the United States this summer, I’m feeling extremely optimistic about the future of our sport. It’s been an amazing, wonderful ride and I can’t wait to see what the next chapter of my life brings.

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