Openly gay women's soccer legend hired by ESPN
by Austin Stallings
ESPN has hired openly gay United States Women’s National Team soccer legend Abby Wambach as a sports analyst and contributor.
Wambach will cover soccer during the Rio Olympics and the UEFA European Championships this summer and will also work for other parts of the network such as ESPN Films and shows like "Outside the Lines."
She'll also host a new podcast called Fearless Conversation with Abby Wambach.
Wambach scored 184 goals in 252 matches while playing on the national team. She holds the worldwide record for most goals scored -- for both men and women.
Wambach played on the national team since 2001 and won two gold Olympic gold medals as well as the 2015 FIFA World Cup.
The Gayly 5/5/2016 @ 3:15 p.m. CDT