"Really humbling, and truthfully it's probably brought my spirits up more than anything else could have. I am so disappointed for my teammates, myself. I am so disappointed for our country because
I really feel like we had it. It was so close. Coming home to this kind of reception is truly one of the best things that has ever happened."
-- U.S. forward Abby Wambach on being greeted by cheering fans when the team returned from the Women's World Cup in Germany. (AP)