I've always had a dream of owning a restaurant.
worn in gold medal game against Brazil 2-1.
I really enjoy helping people out, and I enjoy time spent with kids. Abby Wambac
I want to reduce my risks as much as possible and hopefully be able to go to the World Cup fit, ready and healthy.
I would love to be a mum if I'm blessed to have children. My wife and I have those plans.
I don't care who scores the goals, I'm going to leave my human beingness on the field!
This might sound masochistic or narcissisticâ€š I don't knowâ€š but when I'm not playing the gameâ€š the validations I feel about life are always through the hardships. I relate more to sadnessâ€š in a lot of waysâ€š when I'm not playing.
Any good attacker will always beat a defender who's face-marking you. Abby Wambac
The most important thing is that sometimes you have to go through hard times to get to the good stuff.
To win a championship, you have to have a little bit of luck on your side. Abby Wam
As professional soccer players, we take our bodies to the extreme. We're the people at the gym that look like we're breaking the machines. Pushing our bodies to the limits is what makes us so strong and capable and Olympians. It's not an easy thing to consistently do over and over again to your body
This might sound masochistic or narcissistic, I don't know, but when I'm not playing the game, the validations I feel about life are always through the hardships. I relate more to sadness, in a lot of ways, when I'm not playing.
I'm not going to tell people how to live their life and I surely wouldn't tell people my life is the way you should be living. People get to choose what they do want to do with their life and I appreciated that.
When you can score three goals without the most prolific scorer in the world, you know you have a lot of depth, and it gives you confidence.
I think that in order to get better as an athlete and to see whatever kind of results you're after, you have to make goals. Whether you write them down or tell someone about them, it's important to set goals for yourself in order to achieve any kind of success.
I'm pretty goofy. I laugh at my own jokes.
My sole focus is to help bring a World Cup back to the U.S. Abby Wambac
If I can help a kid feel more comfortable in their skin because they're struggling with maybe the things I struggled with in high school, that's great.
At the most elite level, your nutrition becomes a lifestyle: it's not something you have to do when you're preparing for Olympic games or World Cup games - you just do it. You're more inclined to eat healthier because it's better for your muscles.
It's a heavy burden to look up at the mountain and want to start the climb. Abby Wam
Today was about execution, period. Every single player, all of us in the dressing room right now, weâ€™re embarrassed because thatâ€™s not the way we want to play soccer.
Winning, you can overlook so many things.
To win a championship, you have to have a little bit of luck on your side. Abby Wambac
During events like the World Cup and the Olympics, I tend to get really wrapped up in my own experience to stay focused, but it's like a bubble. I don't see much outside my own perspective.
I'm pretty goofy. I laugh at my own jokes. Abby Wambac
I'm honestly not the kind of person who wants to step up to a podium, test the microphone and be like, 'Hey, I'm homosexual and this is who I am, hear me roar.' That's not who I am.
Sometimes there has to be a goat on some level, and I'm totally fine with that being me.
Nobody is offered a World Cup.
I can't speak for other people, but for me, I feel like gone are the days that you need to come out of a closet. I never felt like I was in a closet. I never did. I always felt comfortable with who I am and the decisions I made.
People do this to live a healthy lifestyle and that's exactly the type of life I want to promote,