Huffpost Sports

USA Women's World Cup Goal: Abby Wambach Ties Game In 122nd Minute (VIDEO)

Posted: Updated:

The U.S. women's national team needed a miracle to fight off elimination against Brazil at the Women's World Cup on Sunday. After Brazil took a 2-1 lead in the extra 30 minutes, the U.S. women had one last chance to stay alive in the 122nd minute. Abby Wambach scored on an unbelievable header to tie the game and send it to a shootout. The U.S. won 5-3 in penalty kicks to advance to the semifinals.

WATCH VIDEO AT THE TOP

Around the Web

US Women Oust Brazil in Penalty Kicks

United States Advances in Women's World Cup Classic

Sunday kickaround: DC United victory, FIFA scandal, USA vs. Brazil in Women's ...

US, Sweden through to World Cup semis

Area soccer stars watching Team USA at Women's World Cup

Georgina Turner: Women's World Cup a hit everywhere but U.S.

From Our Partners