Publication Date: 2016-09-13
"Forward the powerful story of an athlete who has inspired girls all over the world to believe in themselves. Abby shows us by example how to overcome problems and live a happier, braver life. Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook COO, New York Times Bestselling author of Lean In. This is the best memoir I've read by an athlete since Andre Agassis Open. I could not put it down, and you will not want it to end. Adam Grant, Wharton professor and New York Times bestselling author of Originals and Give and Take Abby Wambach has always pushed the limits of what is possible. At age seven she was put on the boys soccer team. At age thirty-five she would become the highest goal scorer male or female in the history of soccer, capturing the nation's heart with her team's 2015 World Cup Championship. Called an inspiration and by President Obama, Abby has become a fierce advocate for womens rights and equal opportunity, pushing to translate the success of her team to the real world. As she reveals in this searching memoir, Abby's professional success often masked her inner struggle to reconcile the various parts of herself: ferocious competitor, daughter, leader, wife.