Born as Mariel Margaret Hamm in the year 1972, she is the one who has changed the way women look at soccer. It’s natural that any woman or man too who loves soccer would love to have Mia Hamm posters. She has played as a forward for the U.S soccer team for so many years and had scored more goals compared to any other international player be that male or female.
Mia Hamm posters are also a great source of inspiration for everybody who is interested in playing soccer. She is a household name in The U.S now and a role model for most of the budding female athlete throughout the states. She has bagged those scholarships for her that was given only to men in those days and has made the people who had given her the scholarship proud. She had taken all types of training that would make her a complete athlete.
To her credits are many “Woman of the match” awards and something that makes it even more prestigious are that she was named as the Women’s FIFA player of the year in 2001 and 2002, the first two times when the awards were started. Moreover she is listed among the top 125 all-time living players and this list was compiled by Pele.
She spent her early years at the Air Force bases along with her parents, Stephanie and Bill Hamm and five siblings. She was into sports from her early ages and then at the age of only 15 years she joined the U.S national team, obviously being the youngest player among them.
In 1991, when she was just of 19 years, she was a team member of the U.S team that won FIFA Women’s world cup. U.S has won this cup for the first time.
During 1997, she set up the Mia Hamm Foundation that was founded with the aim of researching about bone marrow and also to help out the women sports team. In 1999, after scoring her 158th goal, in the game against Brazil she broke the all-time international soccer record. In 2004, she announced about her retirement after completion of the Athens Olympics.