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Julie Donaldson catches up with Abby Wambach of Team USA soccer

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CSN Washington dot com. If you wanna know what it takes to become an Olympian. -- Wal-Mart will tell you just start with six older Brothers and sisters in some way shape or form bred to be a pro athlete. I was pushed -- -- balance you know. Not let what I wasn't allowed to win games she wasn't losing for a long currently the world's second all time leading goal scorer. Behind me enhance Abby has been the most dominant offensive player during her six years on the US women's national team. -- -- It -- her fame these. He has like a special place in my heart because I think. I was 22 years old when I got drafted to play for in the Washington Freedom and that's really where right. Who rooted myself in the women's professional and I didn't realize at that point. Enough fast forward. Almost ten years later. And I'd be sitting here talking to you. Potentially going to my second Olympics and having played in three World Cup's Abby has become one of the most recognizable female athletes by using her hat and I'm tall so. I need to use every little advantage and I can -- in order in order to get our team to score goals. And if I can jump. As high as somebody else is 5:7 I am you know four inches taller and himself. I'm more likely to get the end of some of these balls and -- -- to me -- keep lending their positions. And it keeps -- equipment. The 2012 games in London will be her second Olympics but more than -- It's another opportunity to get the world excited about soccer we won. Olympic gold medal in 2008 and there wasn't like excitement that the championships the past -- Many fast part of 2011 World Cup and things just took -- a whole different turn to -- -- town and I'm proud to have been a part of that well -- is nearing the end it on her playing career she -- set an example for those that will play after her. My advice to anybody looking up to me is don't do -- like me can do better than me. CSN Washington dot com.

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  1. World Cup's0:58
  2. Wal-Mart0:06
  3. Olympics0:57, 1:27
  4. Washington0:00, 0:41, 2:04
  5. London1:25
  6. offensive player0:26
Tue, 5 Jun 2012|

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