Illinois young soccer players have a new friend, world soccer legend Mia Hamm, 2 time Olympic gold medalist, 2 time World Cup winner and the most decorated USWNT player in history. Mia, along with Illinois Youth Soccer, has launched an innovative and fun fundraiser to benefit IYSA’s Soccer for Success program. Players who raise $250
Born Mariel Margaret Hamm on March 17, 1972, in Selma, Alabama, Mia Hamm is largely considered the best female soccer player in history. She played with the U.S. women’s national soccer team for 17 years, building one of the biggest fan bases of any American athlete.