Mia Hamm: Biography, Age, Records, Height, Achievements, Family, and career Statistics 

We’ll talk about Mia Hamm’s life and achievements in this article along with Career statistics and some interesting personal life information

Born on March 17, 1972, Mariel Margaret Hamm-Garciaparra is a veteran professional soccer player from the United States who also won two FIFA Women’s World Cup titles and two gold medals at the Olympics. She was a forward for the American women’s national soccer team from 1987 to 2004 and is hailed as a soccer legend. From 2001 to 2003, Hamm represented the Washington Freedom in the Women’s United Soccer Association (WUSA), the country’s first professional women’s soccer league. She helped the North Carolina Tar Heels women’s soccer team win four NCAA Division I Women’s Soccer Championships while she was a collegiate player.

We’ll talk about Mia Hamm’s life and achievements in this article along with Career statistics and some interesting personal life information

Mia Hamm Biography


Real Name : Mariel Margaret Hamm-Garciaparra

Nickname : Mia

Profession : Former Soccer Player

Nationality : American 

Gender : Female

Net Worth : $40 million

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Mia Hamm Physical Status

Height : 1.65 m

Weight : 57 kg

Body Measurements : Chest (30 inches), Waist (23 inches) and Waist (33 inches)

Build : Athletic 

Eye color : Brown   

Hair color : Brown  

Mia Hamm Personal Life :

Date of Birth : March 17, 1972

Place of Birth : Selma, Alabama, United States

School : Not Available 

College : University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Highest Educational Qualifications : Not Known

Zodiac Sign : Pisces

Sexual Orientation : Straight 

Hobbies : cooking, golf and watching college basketball

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Mia Hamm Family Life

Mother’s Name : Stephanie Hamm

Father’s Name : Bill Hamm

Marital Status : Married

Spouse Name : Nomar Garciaparra, Christian Corry

Children’s Name : Garrett Garciaparra, Grace Isabella Garciaparra, Ava Caroline Garciaparra

 Mia Hamm Achievements

  1. In 2001 and 2002, she received FIFA’s “World Player of the Year” award.
  2. Hamm was the youngest player ever to play for the national team when he was 15 years old.
  3. When Hamm was a student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, she won four straight NCAA women’s championships.
  4. Hamm was one of just two women to be named to the FIFA 100 list, which was compiled by Pele and the FIFA organization and featured 125 of the best active soccer players.
  5. She won soccer USA’s “Female Athlete of the Year” five consecutive years (1994-98)

Here are some lesser known facts about Mia Hamm

  1. Mia Hamm’s inclusion as the first female in the National Soccer Hall of Fame, Alabama Sports Hall of Fame, Texas Sports Hall of Fame, and North Carolina Soccer Hall of Fame is noteworthy. She was also the first woman to be inducted into the World Football Hall of Fame.
  2. Bill and Stephanie Hamm had six children, Mia being the fourth to arrive in Selma, Alabama.
  3. She had to wear special shoes as a child because she was born with a club foot.
  4. It should be emphasized that Mia Hamm spent her early years with her parents at several US Air Force bases throughout the world.
  5. Mia, who was five years old at the time and resided in Wichita Falls, Texas, joined her first football team. Her father trained Garrett, Mia’s adopted brother.

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