“The kids call her an M&M because she looks tough on the outside but inside she’s really mushy and sweet.” “Abby’s brave.Not just with her words but with her entire being,” she continued.‘Discrimination based upon race, gender, and sexual orientation should have no place in the world, especially in sports because I believe it is place where everybody belongs.Mary Abigail Wambach (born June 2, 1980) is an American retired soccer player, coach, two-time Olympic gold medalist and FIFA Women's World Cup champion. As a forward, she currently stands as the highest all-time goal scorer for the national team and holds the world record for international goals for both female and male soccer players with 184 goals.
Wambach competed in four FIFA Women's World Cup tournaments: 2003 in the United States, 2007 in China, 2011 in Germany, and 2015 in Canada, being champion of the last edition; and two Olympics tournaments: 2004 in Athens and 2012 in London, winning the gold medal on both.“She has never been afraid to be herself, even when the world told her not to be.” Melton has long been an outspoken advocate for same-sex marriage. And because of all of that love, they are brave,” she wrote.“Figuring out my stance on homosexuality felt like a life and death decision,” she wrote in a 2013 post on her blog Momastery. She added that she hoped that her coming out would help her children feel emboldened to be truthful with themselves and others.“Feels like the world could use all the love it can get right now,” she began.“So today, I’m going to share with you my new love.” “Oh my God, she is so good to me,” the author and mom of three wrote of Wambach.