Mia Hamm

  • Mia Hamm is Born

    Mia Hamm is Born
    Mia was born March 17,1972 in Selma, Alabama and traveled around alot because her dad was an Air Force pilot and her mother was a ballerina. She thanks her brother Garrett for encouraging her in sports.
  • Mia Discovers Soccer

    Mia Discovers Soccer
    Mia moves from Italy to Virginia and discovers her first soccer team at the young age of 5.
  • Texas All State

    Texas All State
    At 13 years old, Mia is an All State selection in womans soccer.
  • U.S Womans Soccer

    U.S Womans Soccer
    At 15 years old, Mia is the youngest player to join the U.S women's team.
  • World Championship Team

    World Championship Team
    Mia Hamm was the youngest woman of the World Championship Team at 19 years old.
  • Female Athlete of The Year

    Female Athlete of The Year
    Mia was named soccer's Female Athlete of the Year 3 years in a row from 1994 to 1996.
  • MVP

    Hamm was named MVP of the 1994 Chiquita Cup.
  • Centennial Olympic Games

    Centennial Olympic Games
    Mia sprained her ankle in the first match against Spain but kept fighting.
  • People Magazine

    People Magazine
    People magazine named Mia as one of their most beautiful people of the year 1997.
  • Mia's brother Garrett dies

    Mia's  brother Garrett dies
    After Mia's brother dies she created a foundation for funds to raise money for bone marow research.
  • Soccer Goals

    Soccer Goals
    Hamm scored her 108th International competition goal,
    becoming the all time world leader.
  • Family

    After helping her team win gold in the summer olympics Mia retired to start a family.