Mia Hamm is a football player, was born on March 17, 1972 in Selma, Alabama. Most known as the star of the football championship in 1996 and 2004. At birth in the biography of Mia Hamm was given the name of Mariel Margaret Hamm.
Mia Hamm is one of the most popular footballers of America in the 1990s. She became the youngest athlete in the national team. When in 1987 the football player was taken to the team, she was only 15 years old. Led by Hamm, the team earned two gold medals at the 1996 Olympics, as well as 2004.
The talent of the football player, her attractive appearance, and also the contract with “Nike” made Hamm’s face recognizable all over the world, and the athlete herself is a sport idol. In 1997, the magazine “People” included an athlete in the list of 50 most beautiful people. In 1998, Mia completed her 108th goal in international competitions, thus becoming the world leader. She also played for the “Washington Freedom” Women’s United Football Association. In 1994, Hamm graduated from the University of South Carolina, specializing in political science. In 2007, the athlete was elected to the National Football Hall of Fame.
Additional information: In the biography of Mia Hamm there were two marriages. Mia and baseball player Nomar Garciaparra got married on November 22, 2003. From 1994 to 2001, Hamm was married to Marine Christian Cory, her boyfriend since college. South Carolina won four championships at the National Student Sports Association, while Mia was in the team: in 1989, 1990, 1992, 1993.
After the brother of a sportswoman, Garett, died in 1997, Mia founded the Mia Hamm Foundation to fund bone marrow research. Another famous athlete who graduated from the University of South Carolina, is the baseball player Michael Jordan.