1. Mia Hamm
Lilly, Akers, Foudy, as well as the ’99ers’ rest, helped inspire one generation, yet no player had one more significant impact than this player.
For several years, Mia was soccer’s face in America.
The year’s two-time FIFA Player as well as two-time runner-up, she netted one then-record 158 global goals during an illustrious career. Not all, she owns the standard of USWNT with 145 assists as well as being among six players with more than 274 caps.
She celebrated victories at the 1999 and 1991 World Cups as well as the 2004 and 1996 Olympics en route to 2007’s Hall of Fame.
In 2008, one image of her silhouette was employed in the logo for the soccer league of professional women in the United States.
For the first match of March 2019, the national soccer team of the women of the United States women each wore one jersey with the name of one woman who they were honoring; Samantha Mewis selected the name of Hamm.
Considered as among the greatest women football players of all time, she was one athletic, technically gifted, and dynamic striker, famous for her skill, speed, footwork, stamina, as well as ability on the ball, other than her consistency. An agile, excellent dribbler, she was much considered for her control, along with with her grace, pace, as well as elegance in possession. As one prolific goalscorer, she was famous for her accurate and powerful striking ability. Also, she was one hard-working and creative forward, and one team player, who can assist many goals for the teammates, due to the accurate passing. She was willing to support her teammates defensively as well when possession was lost. Above all, she was highly capable of playing in various offensive positions. Generally, she is a marketable female athlete of the generation.