Wambach has Midas touch in final

August 27, 2004
By Michael Lewis
PIRAEUS, Greece -- It was a good two hours after FIFA president Sepp Blatter put an Olympic gold medal around the neck of U.S. forward Abby Wambach and the significance of winning the final hadn't truly sunk in yet.

She was drained - physically and emotionally.

"It's surreal. It's surreal," she said. "I can't describe exactly how I feel right now. It's not completely hit me."

Yet, like on the field, Wambach came through.

Not only can she talk a pretty ...

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