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Christen Press: 'Abby Wambach was a selfless leader'
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Christen Press: 'Abby Wambach was a selfless leader'
SI Staff
Friday December 18th, 2015

U.S. women's national team forward Christen Press has the distinction of being the player subbed on as Abby Wambach's career came to an end, and she shed light on Wambach's finale and those final moments of her career on Friday's SI Now. 

Speaking to SI Now's Maggie Gray, Press explains what it was like being a part of the historic moment and also if Wambach followed up on her "watch out, Bourbon Street" pledge that she made when addressing the fans at the Superdome in New Orleans ("Abby has always been able to manage the work-hard, play-hard aspect of soccer," Press said).

Press, who scored eight goals (including two hat tricks) on the World Cup Victory Tour, also talks about what's to come for the U.S. next summer at the Olympics (the U.S. women embark on qualifying in February) without Wambach in the stable of forwards and what her role might be for Jill Ellis's squad.

Watch both parts of the interview above. 

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