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Jul 6, 2015

Abby Wambach Running To Her Wife After The World Cup Will Destroy Your Tear Ducts

The USA striker knew exactly where to find her after the final whistle.

Despite the fact that Abby Wambach leads both men and women as the top international scorer (183 goals in 274 games, nbd), the Rochester, New York, native had not won a FIFA Women's World Cup. Until today.

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This World Cup will be Wambach's last.

So when the referee blew the final whistle, cementing USA's 5-2 victory over Japan in the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup final, Wambach made a beeline to the stands to celebrate the win with her No. 1 fan: her wife.

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Who's chopping onions?? 😭😭😭

Wambach married Huffman, a former women's professional soccer player, in October 2013.

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They work with other players like Megan Rapinoe for the organization Athlete Ally, which advocates for an end to homophobia and transphobia in women's sports.

#LoveWins and #WambachWins 💞 ⚽️ 🌈