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Author: Mia Hamm; Aaron Heifetz
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins World ; London : Hi Marketing, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : New edView all editions and formats
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"When I was playing, they said soccer was a man's world and that women should remain on the sidelines. All I can say is I'm glad I never had to go up against Mia Hamm." -- Pele For the more than seven million girls -- from knobby-kneed tykes to high school and college stars -- who are tearing across the of country chasing a soccer ball and dreams of glory, there is one name that eclipses all others, male or female:  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Named Person: Mia Hamm
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mia Hamm; Aaron Heifetz
ISBN: 0060931590 9780060931599
OCLC Number: 45315179
Notes: Previous ed.: Scranton, Pa.: HarperCollins, 1999.
Description: 256 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 21 cm.
Responsibility: Mia Hamm and Aaron Heifetz.

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"When I was playing, they said soccer was a man's world and that women should remain on the sidelines. All I can say is I'm glad I never had to go up against Mia Hamm." -- Pele For the more than seven million girls -- from knobby-kneed tykes to high school and college stars -- who are tearing across the of country chasing a soccer ball and dreams of glory, there is one name that eclipses all others, male or female: Mia Hamm. With her cheetahlike acceleration and lightning-bolt shot, Hamm has broken nearly every record in her sport, while galvanizing a whole generation of fans and players. Go for the Goal is not only the inspiring story of how a tiny suburban sprite became a global terror with a ball (and the world) at her feet -- it's also a step-by-step or dribble-by-dribble guide for any kid with the all-American dream of making the team and becoming a champion. Filled with personal anecdotes and fully illustrated with both action and instructional photographs, Go for the Goal shows readers exactly how to master the silky skills and techniques that have made Hamm and her teammates the finest women's soccer team in the world. Annotation. "When I was playing, they said soccer was a man's world and that women should remain on the sidelines. All I can say is I'm glad I never had to go up against Mia Hamm."

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