Who is Sarah Huffman and what is her net worth 2018? Sarah Huffman is an American professional Soccer player. Sarah born in the year 1984, last played for Portland Thorns FC. Sarah is one of the top players in her school’s history. She is also one of the higher paid soccer celebrities even when it is believed that salary for female soccer players is incredibly low. She was a two-time NSCAA All-American, three-time first team All-ACC and two-times Soccer America MVP.
When the Cavaliers won their first conference championship she bagged the title of ACC defensive Player of the year. She was also Co-MVP of the ACC Tournament when the school team made history. Sarah was honored as the Virginia state player of the year in 2004 and she was also one of the finalist players for soccer Buzz national player of the year. She was also named Soccer America MVP, Soccer Buzz All-American and NSCAA All-American for the year 2005 when she became the senior. She played for all her college life and earned 12 goals and 28 assists (these were the second most assists in the school history) till the time she finished her school.
Huffman was born on 5th March 1984, in Danbury, Connecticut. In her growing years, she was in Flower Mound, Texas, she went to Marcus High school in Texas. Later she went to the University of Virginia where her soccer career started. She played for the university for four years when she was there.
Post her university she started playing internationally, she was a member of the W-league Champion in the year 2007 for Washington Freedom. The Norwegian’s women’s cup, in the year 2008 was won by the Norwegian Team, Roa IL and Sarah got immense appreciation and is considered the pillar for the win.
She was the number one pick by the Washington Freedom in Women’s Professional Soccer in the year 2008. The team later moved to Florida under new ownership and was called Magic Jack(WPS). When in the year 2012 WPS folded Huffman was signed by Pali Blues in the women league and she helped the team to win the Western Conference championship title in an undefeated season.
Sarah was a part of the united state women’s national soccer teams in the season for U-16, U-17, U-19, U-21, and U-23. She was credited for her performance as her team played and won the 2002 FIFA U-19 Women’s world Championship. She played for the United States women’s national soccer team in the year 2010.
Sarah Huffman Net Worth
Sarah Huffman has a successful Soccer career but a disturbing fact about female soccer players is that they do not get paid much. The love for men soccer is way more and hence the attention and pay obviously is skewed. Sarah is definitely one of the best soccer players but she gets an annual salary of $25,000. Her total Net worth is $500 thousand. It was a surprise announcement in the year 2014 when she decided to retire from her soccer game. She is working as a coach volunteer post retirement.
Sarah Huffman is an open lesbian; she married her long time girlfriend in the year 2013. Abby Wambach is a retired American soccer player who won the 2012 FIFA World Player of the Year award. She was also the part of the 2015 Time 100 list of highly influential people in the world. Sarah’s counterpart mentioned that it was not a story of coming out of the closet for them.
She never felt she was in any closet. The couple got married in a resort in Hawaii with many soccer players and teams mates attended the wedding along with friends and family. In a shocking revelation, when Abby shared her autobiography she made the announcement that they are getting divorced. They got divorced in the year 2016.
Sarah Huffman was passionately kissed by Abby Wambach after the former won the 2015 World cup. Sarah’s marriage is known to hit the rock due to her partner’s alcohol issues. They even got divorced after Abby was arrested in a drunken driving case. Abby has been open and honest and accepts her issues with alcohol and other drugs. It has also been the prime reason for contention between the two love birds that finally parted ways in 2016.