WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Women's World Cup winner Abby Wambach, the world's all-time leading international goal scorer, will speak at a National Press Club luncheon on Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015. Wambach will discuss being a member of the 2015 world champions that defeated Japan 5-2, and its impact on women's soccer and the future of the game and women's sports.
As a forward for the U.S. team, Wambach has made 252 international caps, or appearances, and has scored 184 international goals. She debuted on the U.S. Women's National Team in 2001 and is a six-time U.S. Soccer Female Athlete of the year and the 2012 FIFA Women's World Player of the Year. Wambach has played on four World Cup teams and is also a two-time Olympic gold medalist.
This Press Club luncheon will be held at the Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies at 640 Massachusetts Ave. NW in Washington.
The Press Club luncheon will begin promptly at 12:30 p.m. Remarks will begin at 1:00 p.m., followed by a question-and-answer session ending at 2 p.m. Tickets may be purchased here: http://www.press.org/events/npc-luncheon-abby-wambach-us-womens-world-cup-winner
The cost of luncheon admission is $23 for National Press Club members, $37 for non-members and $22 for students. Tickets must be purchased at time of reservation.
National Press Club Luncheons are webcast live on press.org. Follow the conversation or submit questions for speakers in advance on Twitter and Facebook (@ PressClubDC) using the hashtag #NPCLive. You can email a question in advance by typing SOCCER in the subject line and sending it to [email protected] before 8 a.m. on the day of event.
Credentialed press may cover this event with ID.
CONTACT: Melinda Cooke of the National Press Club, +1-202-662-7516, [email protected]
SOURCE National Press Club