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U.S. Soccer Gold Medalist Abby Wambach Married Girlfriend And Teammate Sarah Huffman

The world's most wonderful athlete power couple has been born.

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The ceremony was small and intimate, but acknowledged by Wambach on Wednesday afternoon:

Sarah and I wanted to thank everyone for all the love and support. We couldn't be happier. What an amazing week it's been. #honeymoon

Abby Wambach

@AbbyWambach

Sarah and I wanted to thank everyone for all the love and support. We couldn't be happier. What an amazing week it's been. #honeymoon

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A longtime supporter of LGBT rights, Wambach had never previously spoken publicly on her personal sexual orientation. Huffman came out earlier this year with an announcement in support of Athlete Ally.

And on Twitter, Huffman slyly showed off her beautiful ring.

semi final v sky blue. lets go flash. ⚡⚽ & im following in others footsteps for equality #luckynailpolish #ithinkso

Sarah Huffman

@shuffman14

semi final v sky blue. lets go flash. âš¡âš½ & im following in others footsteps for equality #luckynailpolish #ithinkso

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Leading up to the big day, teammates and friends sent their well wishes:

Ahhhh congrats to two of the best people I know. I wish you a happy crazy love filled life together ❤️❤️❤️

Alex Morgan

@alexmorgan13

Ahhhh congrats to two of the best people I know. I wish you a happy crazy love filled life together ❤️❤️❤️

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Naturally it seemed nearly the entire U.S. women's team was in attendance.

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A few of the guests included:

USWNT forward Alex Morgan — who did some very important cliff-jumping with Leroux:

“@sydneyleroux: Cliff jumping with @alexmorgan13 in Kauai! ” #amaze

Alex Morgan

@alexmorgan13

“@sydneyleroux: Cliff jumping with @alexmorgan13 in Kauai! ” #amaze

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