Abby Wambach Makes All-Time Women’s National Team Best XI

In celebration of its Centennial anniversary, U.S. Soccer released its All-Time Women’s National Team Best XI. Abby Wambach received the second most votes for a forward, only garnering fewer votes than unanimously selected Mia Hamm.

via usscoccer.com

via usscoccer.com

Two other active players join Wambach on the Best XI in Christie Rampone and Alex Morgan, the youngest selection. Out midfielder, Megan Rapinoe earned six votes. Take solace knowing it would have been a different story had they done best hair.

In addition to making the team, Wambach’s 2011 goal against Brazil in the FIFA Women’s World Cup quarterfinal match was voted the best moment in U.S. Soccer history which automatically makes it the best moment in gay sports history.

Feature image credit: Martin Rose

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5 Comments

  1. “Out midfielder, Megan Rapinoe earned six votes. Take solace knowing it would have been a different story had they done best hair.” — LOL! True! Go Abby, she’s a living legend! And Captain Rampone, I wish I’m as strong as she is when I reach that age!

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