U.S. National Team Soccer Jersey, worn by Mia Hamm

Description (Brief)
Mia Hamm (b. 1972) scored more goals in international competition (158) than any player in soccer history. In her career, Hamm won two FIFA World Cup Championships and three Olympic medals, as well as four NCAAA titles for the University of North Carolina. Her success popularized women’s soccer in the United States, encouraging many young girls to take up the sport. This jersey was worn by Hamm during the 1996 Atlanta Olympics.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
soccer jersey
jersey
soccer jersey, summer olympics
date made
ca 1996
user
Hamm, Mia
Physical Description
fabric, cotton (overall material)
fabric, polyester (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 67 cm x 54 cm; 26 3/8 in x 21 1/4 in
ID Number
2001.0188.01
accession number
2001.0188
catalog number
2001.0188.01
subject
Women
Highlights from the Culture and the Arts Collection
Soccer
Olympics
Sports
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Culture and the Arts: Sport and Leisure
Highlights from the Culture and the Arts Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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