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Abby Wambach

FIFA Ballon d'Or award winner Barcelona's Argentinian forward Lionel Messi (L) poses with FIFA Women's footballer of the year US forward Abby Wambach after the FIFA Ballon d'Or awards ceremony at the Kongresshaus in Zurich on January 7, 2013. OLIVIER MORIN, AFPGetty Images