Mia Hamm

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Mia Hamm
Hamm taking a corner kick, 1995
Personal information
Full name Mariel Margaret Hamm
Birth name Mariel Margaret Hamm[1]
Date of birth (1972-03-17) March 17, 1972 (age 52)
Place of birth Selma, Alabama, U.S.
Height 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)
Position(s) Forward, midfielder
Youth career
1986–1988 Notre Dame Knights
1989 Lake Braddock Bruins
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1989–1993 North Carolina Tar Heels 95 (103)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2003 Washington Freedom 49 (25)
National team
1987–2004 United States 276 (158)
Representing  United States
Women's soccer
FIFA Women's World Cup
Gold medal – first place 1991 China Team
Gold medal – first place 1999 United States Team
Bronze medal – third place 1995 Sweden Team
Bronze medal – third place 2003 United States Team
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1996 Atlanta Team
Gold medal – first place 2004 Athens Team
Silver medal – second place 2000 Sydney Team
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of June 28, 2007
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of June 29, 2007

Mariel Margaret "Mia" Hamm-Garciaparra (born on March 17, 1972, in Selma, Alabama), is a retired American professional soccer player. She is also a two-time Olympic gold medalist, and two-time FIFA Women's World Cup champion. Hamm played as a Striker for the United States women's national soccer team from 1987 to 2004.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Mia Hamm". Women's United Soccer Association. Archived from the original on August 11, 2003. Retrieved August 3, 2022.