After being the face of women’s soccer for over a decade, Abby Wambach has taken off her uniform for the last time. Her individual statistics are amazing. Her 184 international goals are the most by any player in history. Her team accomplishments are equally impressive—211 victories for the USWNT, two Olympic gold medals and one World Cup title. But the numbers will be just a small part of how Wambach is remembered. Her leadership on and off the field, both for the sport itself and engaging with the bigger issues that surround women’s athletics, will be her lasting legacy. Check out this powerful spot from Nike to see what Wambach’s teammates have to say about her retirement.
STACK: The Training and Mentality Behind Abby Wambach’s Sustained Dominance