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    If I can help a kid feel more comfortable in their skin because they're struggling with maybe the things I struggled with in high school, that's great.
    — Abby Wambach
    tags: help  school  kids 
     
    I'm not in the business of politics.
    — Abby Wambach
    tags: politics  business 
     
    You know me, I'm not that kind of person that cares to unveil all of my personal things to the world because frankly, in terms of my soccer, it doesn't matter.
    — Abby Wambach
    tags: people  world  personal  care 
     
    I'm a pretty decent cook. I like to grill. I have a smoker that I love. I love me some steak. And I'll make a huge salad with a ton of vegetables.
    — Abby Wambach
    tags: decent 
     
    I'm pretty goofy. I laugh at my own jokes.
    — Abby Wambach
    When I was in college, I learned to really take care of my body and figured out what works best for me and what doesn't work for me when it comes to my nutrition. That helped so much on the field because soccer is such a fitness-oriented game.
    — Abby Wambach
    tags: work  body  care  college  games 
     
    For any athlete growing up, the Olympics is the one thing you watch with your family, and it's the one thing you dream about. Seeing your country's flag go up as you get a gold medal is the best thing you can achieve.
    — Abby Wambach
    tags: seeing  achieve  dreams 
     
    I think, as you grow older, you have figure out the best way to utilize not only your body but your skill.
    — Abby Wambach
    tags: body 
     
    I want to reduce my risks as much as possible and hopefully be able to go to the World Cup fit, ready and healthy.
    — Abby Wambach
    tags: world  risk  healthy 
     
    I want to do what I can to give the next generation of athletes added advantages in the game.
    — Abby Wambach
    tags: games  advantage 
     
    The most important thing is to get better at your craft, and concussions and head impacts are a setback.
    — Abby Wambach
    tags: craft 
     
    My go-to karaoke? 'Alone' by Celine Dion.
    — Abby Wambach
    tags: alone 
     
    I would say Hope Solo is competitive.
    — Abby Wambach
    tags: hope 
     
    When you can score three goals without the most prolific scorer in the world, you know you have a lot of depth, and it gives you confidence.
    — Abby Wambach
    tags: world  goal  confidence 
     
    Winning, you can overlook so many things.
    — Abby Wambach
    tags: winning 
     
    Whenever you get to win, you feel the satisfaction of all of your hard work, all the sacrifices, all the blood, sweat and tears. It feels right and makes you realise that you are really doing the right thing.
    — Abby Wambach
    tags: work  sacrifice  right  tears  blood 
     
    I'm not spending every second thinking about the World Cup, but it's always in my mind when I make choices and decisions.
    — Abby Wambach
    I think that in order to get better as an athlete and to see whatever kind of results you're after, you have to make goals. Whether you write them down or tell someone about them, it's important to set goals for yourself in order to achieve any kind of success.
    — Abby Wambach
    tags: achieve  write  goal  success 
     
    A few goals is the way soccer is meant to be played.
    — Abby Wambach
    tags: goal 
     
    I always think that struggle can bring out the best in people - or the worst.
    — Abby Wambach
    tags: people  struggle 
     
    I've always been motivated more by negative comments than by positive ones. I know what I do well. Tell me what I don't do well.
    — Abby Wambach
    tags: positive 
     
    My parents, they're the kind of people that didn't want me to get a big head, so they just kept challenging me and challenging me.
    — Abby Wambach
    tags: people  parent 
     
    I think there's so much emphasis on body image and results and outcome, but really what you should be after is to be healthy and to feel good about yourself.
    — Abby Wambach
    tags: body  healthy 
     
    Sometimes when you fail, it allows you the opportunity to grow more motivation and get more intense about your training.
    — Abby Wambach
    I really enjoy helping people out, and I enjoy time spent with kids.
    — Abby Wambach
    tags: time  people  kids 
     
    The most important thing is that sometimes you have to go through hard times to get to the good stuff.
    — Abby Wambach
    tags: time 
     
    The minute you step off that podium is the minute you start preparing for the next world championship. That's kind of how I work. You celebrate for a brief moment, then you move on.
    — Abby Wambach
    tags: work  world  moment 
     
    My teammates have put me in all different kinds of positions to score goals, and I can't say it enough, and I really through and through believe it in my heart that I'm only as good as my teammates allow me to be.
    — Abby Wambach
    tags: heart  believe  goal 
     
    One thing I love to do when I'm working out is take my watch off, take my heart strap off, and just run - not for time, not for exertion, but just to get the blood flowing.
    — Abby Wambach
    tags: time  heart  blood 
     
    During events like the World Cup and the Olympics, I tend to get really wrapped up in my own experience to stay focused, but it's like a bubble. I don't see much outside my own perspective.
    — Abby Wambach
    Nobody is offered a World Cup.
    — Abby Wambach
    tags: world 
     
    From a pretty early age, my mother realized that I was a little bit more gifted and talented than my own age group. So, she moved me over to play with the boys' travel soccer team when I was about 11 years old.
    — Abby Wambach
    tags: travel  age  boys  mother  year 
     
    I think making the referee aware of a situation, there is nothing wrong with that.
    — Abby Wambach
    tags: wrong 
     
    There are standards of the game that FIFA governs and promises to uphold.
    — Abby Wambach
    tags: games  standard 
     
    To win a championship, you have to have a little bit of luck on your side.
    — Abby Wambach
    tags: luck 
     
    2014 was physically a tough year because I injured my knee, and you know how that goes with your emotions and the mentality.
    — Abby Wambach
    tags: emotion  year 
     
    Sometimes there has to be a goat on some level, and I'm totally fine with that being me.
    — Abby Wambach
    The truth is, I've been on a team my whole life. I'm the youngest of 7, so I've been training to be an athlete my whole life.
    — Abby Wambach
    tags: truth 
     
    My nephew has type 1 diabetes, and it's my goal and hope that in his lifetime there will be a cure for diabetes. There's no place better to give the money to than the Juvenile Diabetes Association.
    — Abby Wambach
    tags: hope  goal  money 
     
    My sole focus is to help bring a World Cup back to the U.S.
    — Abby Wambach
    tags: world  focus  help 
     
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