VIDEO: Watch Wambach say goodbye, walk off pitch for final time


Abby Wambach’s status as a soccer legend will remain until the end of time.

[ VIDEO: Wambach’s emotional farewell ]

The 35-year-old U.S. women’s national team forward won two World Cup with the U.S. and is the all-time leading goalscorer in international soccer history with 184 goals in 255 games.

On Wednesday in Louisiana she couldn’t quite get one more as Wambach was substituted out of their 1-0 defeat to China in the 70th minute.

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Watch her last few seconds on a soccer pitch in the video below, as Wambach removes her shoes and embraces the entire U.S. squad will being serenaded by the fans at the SuperDome in New Orleans.

Ah man, I’ve got something in my eye again…