Born Mariel Margaret Hamm in Selma, Alabama, in 1972, Mia Hamm was one of six children and had to wear special boots to correct her club foot growing up.
Hamm finished college with a 94-and-1 record and was a two-time ACC Female Athlete of the Year.
She won her final gold medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics, announcing her retirement with Julie Foudy and Joy Fawcett following the tournament.
Mia Hamm is a famous American soccer player, who was born on March 17, 1972.
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Although sick at the time, Garrett saw his sister compete in the 1996 Olympics.