Mia Hamm





Mia Hamm

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in Selma, Alabama, The United States
March 17, 1972

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Mariel Margaret Garciaparra, best known as Mia Hamm, is a retired American soccer player. Hamm played many years as a forward for the United States women's national soccer team and was a founding member of the Washington Freedom. Hamm has scored more international goals in her career than any other player, male or female, in the history of soccer (158).

Hamm is an iconic symbol of women's sports and an inspiration and role model to a generation of sports-minded girls. As part of the first generation of women to grow up with gender equality rights after Title IX passed, she received the college scholarships, endorsements and training opportunities necessary to become a top athlete. She was named the women's FIFA World Player of the Year the f
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In the Footsteps of Champio...
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“Many people say I'm the best women's soccer player in the world. I don't think so. And because of that, someday I just might be.”
Mia Hamm

“Take your victories, whatever they may be, cherish them, use them, but don't settle for them.”
Mia Hamm

“The backbone of success is...hard work, determination, good planning, and perserverence.”
Mia Hamm



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