U.S. Soccer

Behind the 184 Goals

Here are a few facts behind the 184 goals Abby Wambach has scored
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ABBY WAMBACH
GOAL FACTS



 


Goals by year

2001    0
2002    5
2003    9
2004    31
2005    4
2006    17
2007    20
2008    13
2009    2
2010    16
2011    8
2012    27
2013    11
2014    14
2015    7

Goals by month

Jan.     7
Feb.     9
March  22
April     9
May     15
June    18
July     16
Aug.     11
Sept.    27
Oct.     34
Nov.    10
Dec.    6

Goals vs. individual countries

Abby Wambach has scored her 184 goals against 33 different countries:

Mexico            24
Norway           12
Costa Rica      12
Ireland             11
Canada           10
Japan              10
Sweden           10
China PR        9
Australia          7
Brazil               7
Germany         7
Haiti                 6
Iceland            6
Denmark         5
Korea DPR     5
Korea Rep.      5
Guatemala      4
New Zealand   4
Scotland          4
C. Taipei          3
France             3
Dom. Rep.      2
Finland            2
Italy                 2
Jamaica          2
Nigeria             2
Russia             2
Switzerland     2
T&T                 2
Colombia         1
England           1
Greece            1
Panama          1


Goals in the USA

Abby Wambach has scored 107 goals in 24 U.S. states + the District of Columbia

Goals by State

California         16
Texas              12
Ohio                9
Pennsylvania  8
New York        7
New Jersey     5
Utah                5
Alabama          4
Connecticut     4
Florida             4
Illinois              4
Oregon            4
Washington, D.C.                3

Massachusetts  3
N. Carolina      3
Kansas            2
Minnesota       2
Missouri           2
S. Carolina      2
Tennessee      2
Virginia            2
Colorado         1
Georgia           1
Kentucky         1
Washington     1

Goals outside the USA

Abby Wambach has scored 77 goals in 13 different foreign countries

Goals by country

Portugal           22
Mexico            11
Canada           7
China               7
Germany         6
Costa Rica      5
Greece            4
England           3
Japan              3
Korea Rep.      3
Sweden           3
Scotland          2
Norway           1

Goals in CONCACAF countries

Abby Wambach has scored 130 of her goals in CONCACAF countries:
USA                107
Mexico           11
Canada           7
Costa Rica      5

Goals in Europe

Abby Wambach has scored 41 goals in Europe:
Portugal           22
Germany         6
Greece            4
England           3
Sweden           3
Scotland          2
Norway           1

Goals in Asia

Abby Wambach has scored 13 goals in Asia:
China               7
Japan              3
Korea Rep.      3

Goals in South America: 0

Goals in Africa: 0
Abby Wambach has never played a match in Africa

Goals in Oceania: 0
Abby Wambach has never played a match in Oceania

Goals vs. CONCACAF countries

Abby Wambach has scored 63 goals vs. CONCACAF countries:
Mexico            24
Costa Rica      12
Canada           10
Haiti                 6
Guatemala      4
Jamaica          2
Dom. Rep.      2
T&T                 2
Panama          1

Goals vs. European countries

Abby Wambach has scored 68 goals vs. European countries:
Norway           12
Ireland             11
Sweden           10
Germany         7
Iceland            6
Denmark         5
Scotland          4
France             3
Finland 2
Italy                 2
Russia             2
Switzerland     2
England           1
Greece            1

Goals vs. South American countries

Abby Wambach has scored eight goals vs. South American countries:
Brazil               7
Colombia         1

Goals vs. Asian countries

Abby Wambach has scored 38 goals vs. Asian countries:
Japan              10
China PR        9
Australia          6
Korea Rep.      5
Korea DPR     5
C. Taipei          3

*Of Wambach’s seven goals vs. Australia, six were scored when Australia was a member of the Asia Football Confederation and one was scored when Australia was a member of the Oceania Football Confederation.

Goals vs. African countries

Abby Wambach has scored two goals vs. an African country:
Nigeria             2

Goals vs. Oceania countries

Abby Wambach has scored five goals vs. Oceania countries:
New Zealand   4
Australia          1

*Of Wambach’s seven goals vs. Australia, six were scored when Australia was a member of the Asia Football Confederation and one was scored when Australia was a member of the Oceania Football Confederation.

Goals in Olympics: 9
Goals in Women’s World Cup:
14
Goals in Olympic Qualifying:
14
Goals in World Cup Qualifying:
18

Other Tournament Goals

Algarve Cup: 22
Peace Queen Cup (South Korea):
3
Volvo Winners’ Cup (Sweden):
3
Four Nations Tournament (1):
1 

One-goal games: 82
Two-goal games:
37
Three-goal games:
5
Four-goal games:
2
Five-goal games:
1

Most consecutive games played with a goal: 6 (Feb. 24, 2004 – March 14, 2004 and July 6, 2011 – Sept. 22, 2011)
Most consecutive games played without a goal:
7 (Nov. 20, 2010 – April 2, 2011 and Dec. 10, 2014 – March 4, 2015)
Note: Other than the above streaks, and one five-game streak in 2015, Abby Wambach has never played in more than four consecutive games for the USA without scoring a goal.

Goals under April Heinrichs: 45
Goals under Greg Ryan:
41
Goals under Pia Sundhage:
60
Goals under Jill Ellis:
23
Goals under Tom Sermanni:
15

Goals with head:
77
Goals with feet:
101
Goals with other parts of her body
: 6 (chest, hip, shoulder, leg, knee)

Goals off Penalty Kicks: 16

Total goals in tournament play: 84
Total goals in friendly matches:
100


Goals on artificial turf:
27
Goals on grass:
157

Goals in overtime: 3

Percentage of games in which she has scored: 127 out of 252 (50%)

Goals by half

1st      92
2nd     89
ET      3

Goals in different cities: 73
Goals in different U.S. cities:
38
Goals in different foreign cities:
35

U.S. Record when Wambach Scores: 117-2-8

Players who have assisted on most Abby Wambach goals (35 total):
None                           21 (includes 16 penalties)
Alex Morgan               16
Kristine Lilly                 15
Mia Hamm                  15
Carli Lloyd                   13
Megan Rapinoe         11
Aly Wagner                 10
Heather O'Reilly        9
Lauren Holiday            8
Shannon Boxx            7
Lindsay Tarpley          7
Cat Whitehill                7
Julie Foudy                 4
Lori Lindsey                 4
Lori Chalupny              3
Stephanie Cox            3
Natasha Kai                3
Amy Rodriguez           3
Tobin Heath                2
Ali Krieger                   2
Sydney Leroux           2
Kate Markgraf             2
Cindy Parlow              2
Christie Rampone      2
Rachel Van Hollebeke  2
Jenny Benson             1
Shannon MacMillan    1
Angela Hucles             1
Amy LePeilbet            1
Joy Fawcett                1
Leslie Osborne            1
Kelley O'Hara             1
Heather Mitts              1
Kristie Mewis               1
Morgan Brian              1
Christen Press 1

Goals by 15-minute segments of games:              Game-winning Goals: 52
1-15                 20
16-30               36
31-45+             36
46-60               33
61-75               27
76-90+             29
91-105+           1
106-120+         2

ABBY’S PENALTY KICKS

05/17/15          Mexico
08/20/14          Switzerland
11/10/13          Brazil
06/15/13          Korea Republic                     
08/06/12          Canada
09/17/11         Canada
11/01/10          Costa Rica
05/22/10         Germany
04/04/08         Jamaica
09/14/07         Sweden
07/28/07         Japan
05/12/07          Canada
09/13/06         Mexico
07/30/06         Canada
05/07/06         Japan
09/28/03         North Korea

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