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Sunday 11 October 2015


Soccer star's adorable embrace with wife

Posted in: Worth Checking Out
By Jacqui Stanford - 7th July 2015

After winning the World Cup, US women’s soccer star Abby Wambach sent a chorus of ‘awwws’ around the world when she sprinted over to hug and kiss her wife.

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The image and Vine have been shared by fans with the marriage equality hash tag #LoveWins.

Wambach, 35, is a popular player who is on the verge of retirement after a stellar career. She has scored more international goals than any other player, with 183.

Wambach and wife Sarah Huffman married in Hawaii in 2013.

She says she never even had to come out of the closet. "I can't speak for other people, but for me, I feel like gone are the days that you need to come out of a closet. I never felt like I was in a closet. I never did. I always felt comfortable with who I am and the decisions I made."

 

Jacqui Stanford - 7th July 2015