Annotated Bibbliography – Abby Wambach

Works Cited

Abby Wambach. 2018. Website. 28 November 2019. <https://abbywambach.com/>.

Abby Wambach Biography. 20 February 2019. Website. 28 November 2019. <https://articlebio.com/abby-wambach>.

Bullock, Maggie. Abby Wambach Wishes She Didn’t Buy All Those Watches and Cars. 28 March 2019. Website. 1 December 2019. <https://www.thecut.com/2019/03/abby-wambach-soccer-player-more-money-pay.html>.

This website talks about some of the financial struggles that Abby has experienced and how she overcame them. It also discusses the gender pay gap and the effects that it has had on female athletes, such as Abby. Although people believe that the male teams bring in more money this website proves otherwise and shows how unfair the pay gap really is.

Fontela, Jonah. Abby Wambach — We’re Not Worthy. 17 September 2019. Website. 1 December 2019. <https://www.nationalsoccerhof.com/news/2019/09/abby-wambach-we-are-not-worthy.html>.

Kindelan, Katie. Abby Wambach Calls Her Addiction Battle ‘a Story That Needs to Be Told’. 13 September 2016. Website w/ video. 28 November 2019. <https://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/abby-wambach-calls-addiction-battle-story-told/story?id=42035657>.

During this interview Abby talks about her battles with substance and alcohol abuse. She opens up about how she hid her struggles from her family for most of her career. Abby also talks about the consequences to her actions and how it has affected her life. Lastly, she discusses how without the support of her family and friends she wouldn’t have been able to win her battle addiction.

Long, JT. Four Goals for Scoring Big-Time from Soccer Superstar Abby Wambach. 13 July 2018. Website. 29 November 2019. <https://www.smartmeetings.com/events/109862/four-goals-from-abby-wambach>.

Reilly, Katie. ‘Make Failure Your Fuel.’ Read Soccer Star Abby Wambach’s Barnard Commencement Address. 18 May 2018. Website w/ video. 28 November 2019. <https://time.com/5281711/abby-wambach-barnard-commencement-2018-speech/>.

Within this website is the video as well as a written copy of Abby Wambach’s commencement speech at Barnard University. She speaks about the challenges within her career and her fight against the gender pay gap. Throughout her speech she talks about how women have the ability to change the world and make a difference for the next generation. Abby shares some of the most important lessons she has learned throughout her life with the Barnard graduates.

Timeline: Abby Wambach’s Soccer Career. 17 December 2015. Website. 28 November 2019. <https://www.democratandchronicle.com/story/sports/soccer/2015/06/08/timeline-abby-wambach-soccer-career/28706649/>.

Wambach, Abby. Abby Wambach, Olympian, Activist, Author Michael Gervais. 29 May 2019. Podcast. <https://findingmastery.net/abby-wambach/>.

The podcast “Abby Wambach, Olympian, Activist, Author” by Michael Gervais talks about what Abby is up to post retirement and how she is dealing with not playing soccer anymore. Abby also has a deep discussion about feminism and why men shouldn’t be afraid of it. She talks about how she came to be a feminist and the impact that it has had on her life. The podcast sums up what she hopes to accomplish during the rest of her life.

—. Forward: A Memoir. Dey Street Books, 2017. Text.

Forward: A Memoir written by Abby Wambach is a biography that discusses a wide range of topics. It varies from talking about her childhood and what it was like growing up as the youngest of seven kids to the struggle that she experienced during her career and how she overcame them. The book gives an amazing insight into what it Abby Wambach’s life has been like.

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