Here we present some cool, interesting and fun facts about Mia Hamm. Mariel Margaret popularly known as Mia has been a legendary professional women football player from United States of America.
COOL AND Fun FACTS ABOUT MIA HAMM
1. Youngest ever player for USA
A very cool and inspiring fact about Mia Hamm is that she joined the United States women’s national soccer team at the age of 15, becoming the youngest ever to play on the national team.
2. Had been the most international goal scorer in the history of Soccer
The most interesting fact about Mia Hamm is that she had been the most goal scorer of Soccer in USA for both male and female players in international matches till her record was broken by a fellow American and a Canadian player.
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3. Twice winner of Olympic Gold Medallist
Another inspiring fact about Mia is that she won two times gold medal in Olympics. These awards added to her fame and she was started to be recognized as a real icon in the football world.
4. 3rd Most Capped Female Player in Soccer History
In addition to other prestigious titles on her credit, she has another cool fact of being third most capped female football player for USA appearing in 275 international matches.
5. National Team record for most Career Assists
Mia has been a real team player. She has been behind every win of her national team. In addition of being a real strong striker of the ball she holds a very interesting fact of having a record assists with 144.
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6. Twice named the women’s FIFA World Player of the Year
A very cool fact about Hamm is that she won not once but twice FIFA World Player of the Year. She won this amazing award in years 2001 and 2002. Her consecutive awards is a sheer depiction of her great performance with great consistency.
7. Other prestigious awards and titles
Hamm has a legacy. She was listed as one of FIFA’s 125 best living players. Only two females made to this list. Her name was added National Soccer Hall of Fame as well as the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame, the Texas Sports Hall of Fame, and the World Football Hall of Fame.
8. Mia Hamm as an author
A very rare and cool fact about her is that she is the author of Go For the Goal: A Champion’s Guide to Winning in Soccer and Life and appeared in the HBO documentary Dare to Dream: The Story of the U.S. Women’s Soccer Team. Washington Post columnist Michael Wilbon called Hamm,
“Perhaps the most important athlete of the last 15 years”