The face of women's soccer in America, Hamm scored more international goals in her career with the U.S. Women's National Team than any other player -- male or female -- has in the history of the sport (158). Having joined the team at only 15 years old, she went on to become a three-time Olympian, leading the American squad to two gold medals (in 1996 and 2004) and a silver (2000).
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