USWNT legend Mia Hamm Signed Soccer Ball. One of few athletes to enter National Women’s Hall of Fame, Hamm joins a select few athletes in the Women’s HOF. Hamm, a teenage phenom and face of women’s soccer in the 1990’s, will be the 13th athlete to enter the hall out of now 302 inductees, per the organization’s database. She is the first team athlete to be inducted and notably the first USWNT player. Mariel Margaret Hamm-Garciaparra (born March 17, 1972) is an American retired professional soccer player, two-time Olympic gold medalist, and two-time FIFA Women’s World Cup champion. Hailed as a soccer icon, she played as a forward for the United States women’s national soccer team from 1987 to 2004. Mia Hamm is a former American soccer player who competed with the U. Women’s national soccer team for 17 years. She won the Women’s World Cup in 1991 and 1999, and took Olympic gold medals in 1996 and 2004. Who Is Mia Hamm? Mia Hamm is largely considered the best female soccer player in history. She played with the U. Women’s national soccer team for 17 years, building one of the biggest fan bases of any American athlete. Hamm held the record for most international goals scored until June 2013, when her record was broken by fellow American player Abby Wambach. Early Life and Career. Soccer star Mia Hamm was born Mariel Margaret Hamm on March 17, 1972, in Selma, Alabama. Largely considered the best female soccer player in history, Hamm played with the United States women’s national soccer team for 17 years, building one of the biggest fan bases of any American athlete. She was named FIFA’s “World Player of the Year” in both 2001 and 2002. The daughter of an Air Force pilot, Hamm moved often with her family throughout her childhood and credits her brother, Garrett, for encouraging her in sports. At the age of 15, Hamm was the youngest soccer player to play for the national team. Hamm attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she helped take the team to four consecutive NCAA women’s championships. Comes with display box. Mia Hamm was THE GOAT before all the others! This item is in the category “Sports Mem, Cards & Fan Shop\Autographs-Original\Soccer\Balls”. The seller is “cs4riv” and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, Korea, South, Indonesia, Taiwan, South Africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Republic of, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint Kitts-Nevis, Saint Lucia, Montserrat, Turks and Caicos Islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei Darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French Guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman Islands, Liechtenstein, Sri Lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macau, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Vietnam, Uruguay.
- Sport: Soccer
- Player: Mia Hamm
- Signed: Yes
- Original/Reprint: Original
- Autograph Authentication: DIVDAN33 Autographs
- Product: Ball
- Team: USA Women’s National Team