If not for Sunday night’s 5-2 win against Japan, Abby Wambach would have ended her career without a World Cup win to her name.
So it was no surprise that after the final whistle blew and the US women’s national team became World Cup champs for the first time since 1999, Wambach sprinted toward the stands to embrace her wife, Sarah Huffman.
Wambach and Huffman were married in 2013, and the loving embrace they shared post-game had people freaking out with joy and happiness.
Here’s the full moment:
BuzzFeed’s Ellie Hall could not contain her excitement or her caps lock:
Others noted how far we’ve come:
Abby Wambach kissed her wife after winning the World Cup and the whole bar went, “awwwwwww”. How far we have come!
— Anne-Marije Rook (@amrook) July 6, 2015
The Americans scored two goals in the first five minutes and four goals in the first 15 minutes of tonight’s game.
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