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PLAYERS: Abby Wambach
Abby Wambach is a tough player. For those who doubt, check out the video below of Wambach getting drilled in the head, laying there when blood drips to the grass and then just gritting her teeth while the medical staff staples her skin back together on the field. Convinced? OK -- here's another one. During the U.S. Women's Soccer team's 3-0 win over Colombia on Saturday, Wambach got mauled (through no fault of her own this time) by a woman who actually calls herself Lady Andrade. The two players were just running down the field, and Andrade reached out and...
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Abby Wambach punched in face

The USA Women’s Soccer team played a scrappy game on Saturday againt Columbia. During the first half of the game, forward Abby Wambach, was running down the middle of the field before she was clocked by Columbia’s Lady Andrade. The referee didn’t asses a foul on the play as play continued with Wambach injured on the ground for over a minute. Wambach stayed in the game for...

USA soccer Abby Wambach gets punched during match (Video)

During yesterday's USA/Columbia women's soccer match, USA star Abby Wambach and Columbian player Lady Andade hit Wambach in the with face with a punch. It happened in the 39th minute and here is the entire clip of the incident:

Abby Wambach can take a punch! USA USA USA!!!

So I have no photo of it yet but Abby Wambach just took a right hook to her right eye in the USA vs Columbia women’s soccer match. Some no name Columbian noticed the officials weren’t really keeping an eye on her so she decided to try to take out Wambach. Totally a disgraceful move on her part and totally against the spirit of the Olympics. More to come on this one trust me...

Colombia’s Lady Andrade Decided to Punch Abby Wambach in the Face #2012LondonOlympics

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FIFA bans Colombia player for punch

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Ryan Lochte, Michelle Obama, Abby Wambach Lead the Action as Olympics Kick Off (Photos)

The athletes are not the only ones who shine at the Olympics. For most of the participants, a trip to the Olympics provides a special experience. The world's best get to shine on the biggest stage there is and have the opportunity to meet other members of the U.S. team and get to know one another. The U.S. women's gymnastics team that features Kyla Ross, Gabby Douglas, McKayla...
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