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Player, coach, optimist -- Abby Wambach does it all

Player, coach, optimist -- Abby Wambach does it all

Originally Published: August 7, 2011
By Beau Dure

BOSTON -- She scores goals. She saves goals. She coaches. She keeps her team focused. She helps her goalkeeper save penalty kicks. She signs hundreds of autographs, still working her way through a massive line even as her teammates and opponents -- from the home team -- have finished making the rounds.

At this point, could anyone be surprised by anything Abby Wambach does?

Saturday night against the Boston Breakers, she did what soccer fans have seen her do for a decade, rising above ...

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