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Barbie Just Made An Abby Wambach Doll Because Who Run Da World? | LGBTPost

Barbie Just Made An Abby Wambach Doll Because Who Run Da World?

Girl power.

Abby Wambach is an absolute ~hero~.

Abby Wambach is an absolute ~hero~.

When the two-time Olympic gold medalist and FIFA Women’s World Cup champion retired from her pro soccer career in October of 2015, fans everywhere mourned.

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So Mattel made a doll in her likeness.

So Mattel made a doll in her likeness.

The doll sports her white Team USA uniform and number 20 jersey. It also features knee joints so Abby can run around the soccer field or, more realistically, your kid’s bedroom carpet.

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The doll was unveiled during the 2016 Makers Conference to showcase goundbreaking female leaders.

The doll was unveiled during the 2016 Makers Conference to showcase goundbreaking female leaders.

BuzzFeed reached out to Mattel for comment.

MAKERS / Via makers.com

“You guys may not believe this but I was a Barbie kid, like for real,” Wambach told the conference audience.

“You guys may not believe this but I was a Barbie kid, like for real,” Wambach told the conference audience.

"And I’m not just saying that!"

MAKERS / Via makers.com


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