Biography Of Mia Hamm
Any biography of Mia Hamm will include the basics of her life and her game play. Mia Hamm came from humble beginnings, being born in Selma, Alabama on March 7, 1972. Her given name is Mariel Margaret Hamm, but the nickname "Mia" was given to her at an early age and stuck. She became the youngest player to ever play for the United States national team when she was fifteen years old.
Mia Hamm also overcame many problems such as being born with club feet which caused her to wear casts on her feet for two years. She also lost her brother due to complications from a rare blood disease called aplastic anemia. She was constantly moving during her younger years due to being the daughter of a United States Air Force pilot. Even with all the setbacks she experienced, she went to lead the United States of America women's soccer team to two FIFA world cup titles. She also helped the United States Olympic soccer team achieve great things several years.
In her career, she had a total of 103 goals and 72 assists, a record that will continue to stand the test of time. Mia Hamm retired from her amazing soccer career in 2004, with the hope of beginning a family with her husband, Nomar Garciaparra. In 2007, she gave birth to her twin daughters, Grace and Ava. Mia Hamm is still considered one of the best women soccer players of all time. She began to get more involved with public speaking to empower people to achieve their dreams and also to increase bone marrow disease awareness.