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70 Inspiring Quotes By Mia Hamm For Hitting The Life Goals Flawlessly

Famous As: American Former Professional Soccer Player and Two-Time Olympic Gold Medalist
Born On: March 17, 1972
Born In: Selma, Alabama, United States
Age: 51 Years

Mia Hamm is an eminent retired professional American soccer player who is also a two-time Olympic gold medallist. She has also been a member of ‘FIFA Women’s World Cup’ win twice. She played for the ‘United States Women’s National Soccer Team’ as a forward for 17 years. She also played for the ‘Washington Freedom’ while she was associated with ‘Women’s United Soccer Association’. She wrapped up her international career having played in 42 matches and scored 14 goals at the seven international tournaments. Until 2013, Hamm also held the record for ‘Most International Goals Scored’ by a woman or man. Today she is the global ambassador of ‘FC Barcelona’ and also the co-owner of ‘Los Angeles FC’. She has also been a part of various television shows and films that include ‘Dare To Dream: The Story Of The U.S Women’s Soccer Team’ which is an HBO documentary. Following are some thoughts and pearls of wisdom by one of the greatest female soccer legends of all time. Read through the quotes and sayings shared by Mia Hamm both on-field and off-field.

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I'm not someone who goes around the locker room before a game trying to motivate my teammates. I don't say a lot before the game. I don't say a lot in general. It takes too much energy to do that.

I'm not someone who goes around the locker room before a game trying to motivate my teammates. I don't say a lot before the game. I don't say a lot in general. It takes too much energy to do that.

Mia Hamm
I played soccer because my friends did. Besides we got sodas afterwards.

I played soccer because my friends did. Besides we got sodas afterwards.

Mia Hamm
If you've got hips, you can't be a gymnast or dancer. That ruled me out.

If you've got hips, you can't be a gymnast or dancer. That ruled me out.

Mia Hamm
Sport taught me how to goal set, it really gave me a voice and identity.

Sport taught me how to goal set, it really gave me a voice and identity.

Mia Hamm
Experience means you did a lot of things wrong.

Experience means you did a lot of things wrong.

Mia Hamm
If a team intimidate you physically and you let them, they've won.

If a team intimidate you physically and you let them, they've won.

Mia Hamm
I don't want to sit and look at all the trophies. I don't want to live in the past -- I want to live now!

I don't want to sit and look at all the trophies. I don't want to live in the past -- I want to live now!

Mia Hamm
Every morning, I wake up trying to be the best mom and the best role model for my kids in a healthy diet and active lifestyle.

Every morning, I wake up trying to be the best mom and the best role model for my kids in a healthy diet and active lifestyle.

Mia Hamm
It isn't sacrifice if you love what you're doing.

It isn't sacrifice if you love what you're doing.

Mia Hamm
You're worth the investment in yourself and what you feel, you can and want to be

You're worth the investment in yourself and what you feel, you can and want to be

Mia Hamm
Sports are not about awards or world championships, though those are great. They're about the relationships we have with each other.

Sports are not about awards or world championships, though those are great. They're about the relationships we have with each other.

Mia Hamm
Every single day I wake up and commit to myself to becoming a better player.

Every single day I wake up and commit to myself to becoming a better player.

Mia Hamm
Sports can do so much. It's given me confidence, self-esteem, discipline, and motivation.

Sports can do so much. It's given me confidence, self-esteem, discipline, and motivation.

Mia Hamm
People ask me, 'Would you ever want to play professional golf?' And I'm like, 'No. No, no, no, no. Just because I can hit a good shot every now and then doesn't make me a pro.'

People ask me, 'Would you ever want to play professional golf?' And I'm like, 'No. No, no, no, no. Just because I can hit a good shot every now and then doesn't make me a pro.'

Mia Hamm
Learn to differentiate between what is truly important and what can be dealt with at another time.

Learn to differentiate between what is truly important and what can be dealt with at another time.

Mia Hamm
We play because we love the game, we love each other, and we love to win.

We play because we love the game, we love each other, and we love to win.

Mia Hamm
I was given a tremendous gift in terms of athleticism. Maybe it was because I wasn't so confident in other areas.

I was given a tremendous gift in terms of athleticism. Maybe it was because I wasn't so confident in other areas.

Mia Hamm
Many people say I'm the best women's soccer player in the world. I don't think so. And because of that, someday I just might be.

Many people say I'm the best women's soccer player in the world. I don't think so. And because of that, someday I just might be.

Mia Hamm
My coach said I ran like a girl, I said if he could run a little faster he could too

My coach said I ran like a girl, I said if he could run a little faster he could too

Mia Hamm
I know I wouldn't be here, and all of us wouldn't be here, without certain sacrifices and certain stands that people have made -- not just women, but men stepping up and supporting what we do and how we do it.

I know I wouldn't be here, and all of us wouldn't be here, without certain sacrifices and certain stands that people have made -- not just women, but men stepping up and supporting what we do and how we do it.

Mia Hamm
I learned a long time ago that there is something worse than missing the goal, and that's not pulling the trigger.

I learned a long time ago that there is something worse than missing the goal, and that's not pulling the trigger.

Mia Hamm
The most important attribute a player must have is mental toughness.

The most important attribute a player must have is mental toughness.

Mia Hamm
Goals have never defined me as a player. What has defined me is my impact on the team. If that means passing or playing defense to win, I'll do it.

Goals have never defined me as a player. What has defined me is my impact on the team. If that means passing or playing defense to win, I'll do it.

Mia Hamm
Sports can do so much. They've given me a framework: meeting new people, confidence, self-esteem, discipline, motivation. All these things I learned, whether I knew I was learning them or not, through sports.

Sports can do so much. They've given me a framework: meeting new people, confidence, self-esteem, discipline, motivation. All these things I learned, whether I knew I was learning them or not, through sports.

Mia Hamm
After each game, I want to be able to say: I gave it all I could, I gave it my best.

After each game, I want to be able to say: I gave it all I could, I gave it my best.

Mia Hamm
A winner is that person who gets up one more time than she is knocked down.

A winner is that person who gets up one more time than she is knocked down.

Mia Hamm
Good players create opportunities. The great players and the great people seize them

Good players create opportunities. The great players and the great people seize them

Mia Hamm
The backbone of success is...hard work, determination, good planning, and perserverence.

The backbone of success is...hard work, determination, good planning, and perserverence.

Mia Hamm
Somewhere behind the athlete you've become and the hours of practice and the coaches who have pushed you is a little girl who fell in love with the game and never looked back... play for her.

Somewhere behind the athlete you've become and the hours of practice and the coaches who have pushed you is a little girl who fell in love with the game and never looked back... play for her.

Mia Hamm
Celebrate what you've accomplished, but raise the bar a little higher each time you succeed.

Celebrate what you've accomplished, but raise the bar a little higher each time you succeed.

Mia Hamm