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US Women’s Soccer Star Abby Wambach Celebrates World Cup Victory By Kissing Her Wife [VIDEO]

Christian Datoc Audience Development Manager
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The United States Women’s Soccer Team crushed Japan by a final score of 5-2 in Sunday’s World Cup Final, and though midfielder Carli Lloyd’s three goals would be all the U.S. needed to secure victory, another American player stole the spotlight in the match’s closing seconds.

All U.S. soccer fans knew that Sunday’s match would be the last time Abby Wambach suited up for international competition. The 35 year old has played on the national team since 2001, and though she was already a 2-time Olympic Gold medalist, Wambach — along with the rest of the American team — had never been part of a World Cup-winning squad.

Needless to say, emotions were running wild for one of the greatest players in U.S. Women’s soccer history on Sunday, and as stoppage time expired she celebrated the historic win with a most “2015-esque” gesture: locking lips with her wife, Sarah Huffman.

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Wambach and Huffman have been married since 2013, but that didn’t stop Twitter from marking the emotional moment as another milestone for gay marriage.

[h/t: Business Insider]

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