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Wambach healthy, hungry for glory

Updated: June 22, 2011, 2:40 PM ET
By Jeff Carlisle | ESPN.com

As the U.S. women's national team celebrated its gold medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics, the catharsis taking place within the side was evident. The dysfunction and acrimony that plagued the 2007 World Cup team had washed away. The humiliating loss to Brazil in that tournament's semifinals had been avenged with a 1-0 win in the gold-medal match.

Yet all Abby Wambach could do was watch from afar.

The team's third-ranked all-time leading scorer had broken her ...

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