Abby Wambach

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Kely Nascimento-DeLuca with her father Pelé. Photograph: Courtesy of Kely Nascimento-DeLuca

“I love the American national team. I think what they’re doing is incredible. I went all over the world and not one day went by, no matter where I was(...)

Olympique Lyonnais Féminin players celebrate after beating Barcelona in the  Women’s Champions League final  in Budapest, Hungary. Photograph: Getty Images

Olympique Lyonnais Féminin are a team that would make Pep’s Barcelona, Pep’s Man City, Zidane’s Real Madrid and many other teams blush with their stel(...)

Beto O’Rourke, running for the US Senate seat, addresses supporters during a campaign rally at Texas Southern University in Houston last week. Photo: Loren Elliott/Reuters

The footage of Beto O’Rourke nonchalantly skateboarding around a WhataBurger car park in Texas lasts just under one minute. Long enough for informed o(...)

Abby Wambach holds the World Cup trophy after the USA’s  5-2 victory over Japan in the FIFA Women’s World Cup final in July in Vancouver, Canada. Photograph: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images

After the final whistle sounded in last summer’s women’s World Cup final, as the United States celebrated its 5-2 victory over Japan, Abby Wambach ran(...)

United States striker Abby Wambach was less than impressed when she met Sepp Blatter. Photograph: Elsa/Getty Images

As a contender for 2012 Women’s Player of the Year, America’s Abby Wambach was standing with her wife Sarah Huffman backstage at the Ballon D’Or when (...)

EA’s FIFA series may have made great strides in realism in the past few years, but there has been one glaring omission: there has been no represent(...)

Abby Wambach of USA was one of the players involved in the lawsuit against Fifa. Photograph: Philipp Schmidli/Getty Images

A group of elite players has withdrawn a lawsuit that accused Fifa of gender discrimination over its decision to play this summer’s Women’s World Cup (...)

Real grass (above) is all the top players are looking for in next year’s Women’s World Cup in Canada. Officials want them to play the tournament on an artificial surface. Photograph: Harry Engels/Getty Images)

Attempts to force Canada to stage the Women’s World Cup on grass instead of artificial turf is now a legal matter, with US football star Abby Wambach (...)