Promoted

Abby Wambach Is Now The Highest-Scoring Women’s Soccer Player In History

Mia Hamm can suck on it. Just kidding, they’re friends.

Last night, United States women’s national team striker Abby Wambach scored four first-half goals against South Korea to become the all-time leading scorer in women’s international soccer, surpassing Mia Hamm’s mark of 158 goals. The record-breaking goal came off of a header in the 29th minute of the match, sent in from a corner kick by Megan Rapinoe.

Afterwards, Mia Hamm tweeted the following message to Wambach:

Who responded with…

Wambach, 33, joined the U.S. women’s national soccer team 12 years ago, and now has 160 career international goals. Congratulations, Abby!

Check out more articles on BuzzFeed.com!

 
 

    Contributions

    Here Are The Top Stories
    • The U.S. and Cuba have agreed to open embassies in Washington and Havana as they restore diplomatic ties after more than 50 years.
    • Greece has become the first developed country to miss a debt payment to the International Monetary Fund.
    • Misty Copeland has become the first black female principal dancer in American Ballet Theater's 75-year history.
    Get The News App

    Now Buzzing