In college, Mia Hamm helped lead the University of North Carolina Tarheels to four NCAA Women's National Championships. Mia Hamm was an All-American and Atlantic Coast Conference player of the year for her last three years at UNC.
Soccer star Mia Hamm was one of several athletes with endorsement deals with Gatorade. Here we see a giant billboard of Mia Hamm on the side of a building in Dallas that was part of the Gatorade ad campaign.
Retired soccer superstar Mia Hamm is a big sports fan. She watched game 2 of the 2006 NHL Stanley Cup Finals between the Edmonton Oilers and the Carolina Hurricanes at the RBC Center in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Considered by many as the world's best female soccer player, Mia Hamm led the U.S. Women's Soccer team to Olympic gold medals in 1996 and again Athens in 2004. She was part of World Cup Champion teams in 1991 and 1999.
Mia Hamm met her future husband, MLB baseball player Nomar Garciaparra, at a charity event in 1998. After divorcing her college sweetheart, Nomar and Mia began dating and he proposed to her in 2002. They have twin girls.
Retired soccer star Mia Hamm watches her young daughter play with a soccer ball before the match between the Washington Freedom and the Los Angeles Sol. Mia Hamm was the most prolific scorer in pro soccer history.