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Abby Wambach: American soccer hero

Updated: June 19, 2013, 2:15 PM ET
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1. Abby Wambach was born June 2, 1980, in Rochester, N.Y.

2. She is the youngest of seven children.

3. As a kid, she was moved from the girls team to the boys after scoring 27 goals in just three games.

4. In addition to soccer, Wambach played basketball in high school.

5. Wambach attended the University of Florida and led them to an NCAA championship in 1998 and four consecutive SEC championships.

6. She remains the Gators' all-time leading scorer ...

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