Found June 21, 2013 on Online Sports Guys:
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((HT: NBCSN)) Abby Wambach had a hat trick inside 30 minutes and scored a fourth goal in first half stoppage time to reach 160 goals in her international career, breaking Mia Hamm’s previous world record of 158. Here's the record breaker against South Korea as the US Women's National Team beat the visitors 5-0... And it didn't even seem that close at Red Bull Arena... Breaking sports news video. MLB, NFL, NBA, NHL highlights and more.
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