Hailed as a soccer icon,     she played as a forward for the United States women's national soccer team from — She led the team at three Olympic Games, including: She completed her international career having played in 42 matches and scored 14 goals at these 7 international tournaments. Hamm held the record for most international goals scored—by a woman or man—until and remains in third place behind former teammate Abby Wambach and Canadian striker Christine Sinclair as of Author of Go For the Goal:
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