“When Mia Hamm was growing up, she had no Mia Hamm.
“While millions of girls coming of age over the past two decades own jerseys with Hamm’s name printed across their backs, Hamm had no such connection to professional female athletes – much less soccer stars – as a child.”
Read the Courier-Journal’s coverage of the CJ Sports Awards presented by Norton Sports Health.
Did you know she actually played football — the kind with touchdowns and field goals?!?