63 famous Quotes by Mia Hamm

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Mia Hamm is a retired soccer player of America who contested with the U.S. women’s national soccer team exactly for seventeen years.

She is the player who has won the Women’s World Cup in 1991 and 1999. Similarly, Mia Hamm she received Olympic gold medals twice in the years 1996 and 2004.

Moreover, she is known as one of the best female players in the history of soccer. She breaks a record for most international goals scored, but in 2013 American player Abby Wambach holds the new record.

Mia Hamm always play to win
Mia Hamm always play to win.

Here are some of Mia Hamm quotes that will inspire you.

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

“Golf is social. It brings a lot of people together.”– Mia Hamm

“You’re worth the investment in yourself, and what you feel, you can and want to be”– Mia Hamm

“Celebrate what you’ve accomplished, but raise the bar a little higher each time you succeed.”– Mia Hamm

“True champions aren’t always the ones that win, but those with the most guts.”– Mia Hamm

“Focus on what you know you can do. Know what you’re capable of on any given day and what you can count on. Do the simple things well, and then use the confidence to build up the rest of your game. Learn to differentiate between what is truly important and what can be dealt with at another time.”– Mia Hamm

“The vision of a champion is bent over, drenched in sweat, at the point of exhaustion, when nobody else is looking.”– Mia Hamm

“I’ve worked too hard and too long to let anything stand in the way of my goals. I will not let my teammates down, and I will not let myself down.”– 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.”– Mia Hamm

“I am building a fire, and every day I train, I add more fuel. At just the right moment, I light the match.”– Mia Hamm

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

“I’m a part of a team, and I’m no better or any worse than any single player on this team. That’s the approach I’ve always had and will continue to have. It’s not about me. It has never been all about me. If it had, this would have been a really lonely journey.”– Mia Hamm

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

“The backbone of success is…hard work, determination, good planning, and perseverance.”– Mia Hamm

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

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“Every single day I wake up and commit myself to becoming a better player. Some days it happens, and some days it doesn’t. Sure, there are games I’m going to dominate, and there are going to be games when I struggle. But it doesn’t mean I give up.”– Mia Hamm

“The team, not the individual, is the ultimate champion.”– Mia Hamm

“Success breeds success.”– Mia Hamm

“There are always new, grander challenges to confront, and a true winner will embrace each one.”– Mia Hamm

“No-one gets an iron-clad guarantee of success. Certainly, factors like opportunity, luck, and timing are important. But the backbone of success is usually found in old-fashioned, basic concepts like hard work, determination, good planning, and perseverance.”– Mia Hamm

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

“If a team intimidate you physically and you let them, they’ve won.”– Mia Hamm

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

FIFA Women's world cup 2019
FIFA Women’s world cup 2019

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

“You may get skinned knees and elbows, but it’s worth it if you score a spectacular goal.”– Mia Hamm

“I am a member of a team, and I rely on the team, I defer to it and sacrifice for it, because the team, not the individual, is the ultimate champion.”– Mia Hamm

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“Failure happens all the time. It happens every day in practice. What makes you better is how you react to it.”– Mia Hamm

“You can’t just beat a team, you have to leave a lasting impression in their minds so they never want to see you again.”– Mia Hamm

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“Being a good teammate is when you try to sprint down a ball that everyone thinks is going out of bounds. But you go after it anyways and you get it.”– Mia Hamm

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

“Take your victories, whatever they may be, cherish them, use them, but don’t settle for them.”– Mia Hamm

“Soccer isn’t very social. Plus, if you don’t like someone on the other team, you can do something about it.”– Mia Hamm

“I am happy that the young girls have a lot more choices these days and an opportunity to feel better about themselves.”– Mia Hamm

“It is more difficult to stay on top than to get there.”– Mia Hamm

“I could just have chips and salsa for dinner every day.”– Mia Hamm

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

Mia Hamm and her child in the ground
Mia Hamm and her child in the ground

“Follow your heart and make it your decision.”– Mia Hamm

“I play for the intense challenges that the game on the highest levels present. The whole team enjoys playing exciting soccer for the fans, and my part in that makes me feel good about myself. The whole concept of teamwork is what keeps us all going. It’s my role to create scoring chances, and to come through for my teammates is extremely satisfying.”– Mia Hamm

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

“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 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

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

“I hope all you young girls see yourself up there… we were just like you.”– Mia Hamm

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“I got to experience soccer at the highest level at a young age; I decided I wanted to be part of that for as long as possible.”– Mia Hamm

“If you don’t love what you do, you won’t do it with much conviction or passion.”– Mia Hamm

“I will not let my teammates down and I will not let myself down.”– Mia Hamm

“Sports have become increasingly more specialized, but that doesn’t mean they shouldn’t be fun.”– Mia Hamm

“I love watching gymnastics, swimming, and track and field.”– Mia Hamm

“The person that said winning isn’t everything, never won anything.”– Mia Hamm

“I played basketball and soccer in my freshman year in high school.”– Mia Hamm

“I don’t like to stop. I’m a big person who looks at where the hubs are because I hate changing planes.”– Mia Hamm

“It isn’t sacrifice if you love what you’re doing.”– Mia Hamm

“I could sit there and eat pasta all day long and not worry about it when I was younger, and now I really have to focus on making sure I set a good example for my kids.”– Mia Hamm

“I don’t like to play rough, but I will if I have to.”– Mia Hamm

“English muffins with avocado is one of my favorite breakfasts.”– Mia Hamm

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

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

“Chicken, brown rice, and veggies is a great healthy dinner option. It’s full of whole grains and protein and will keep you full for a long time.”– Mia Hamm

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

Sanjib Sah
Sanjib Sah
Sanjib Sah is an engineer and content writer passionate about sports and athletics. With a background in engineering and a love for all things active, Sanjib brings a unique perspective to the world of sports writing. Whether he is covering the latest trends in sports technology or sharing tips on improving your game, Sanjib's words are always rooted in a deep appreciation for players' hard work and dedication everywhere. In his free time, you can find him hitting the courts or hitting the trails, always looking for new ways to challenge himself and improve his skills.

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