Go For The Goal: A Champion's Guide To Winning In Soccer And Life by Mia HammGo For The Goal: A Champion's Guide To Winning In Soccer And Life by Mia Hamm

Go For The Goal: A Champion's Guide To Winning In Soccer And Life

byMia Hamm, Aaron Heifetz

Paperback | July 25, 2000

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For the more than seven million girls—from knobby-kneed tykes to high school and college stars—who are tearing across the 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 broke 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 made Hamm and her teammates the finest women's soccer team in the world.

Mia Hamm, star of the U.S. National Soccer Team, Olympic Gold Medalist, World Cup champion, and five-time U.S. Soccer Player of the Year, is the world's greatest female soccer player. She serves as an important role model for children, inspiring them to strive for their dreams. In 1999 she formed the Mia Hamm Foundation benefiting bone...
Title:Go For The Goal: A Champion's Guide To Winning In Soccer And LifeFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:272 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.61 inShipping dimensions:8 × 5.31 × 0.61 inPublished:July 25, 2000Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0060931590

ISBN - 13:9780060931599


From Our Editors

Women’s soccer is gaining popularity. The woman responsible for this growing recognition is Mia Hamm, the player that led the United States to the gold medal in the 1999 Women’s World Cup. Now Hamm shares her secrets with readers in Go for the Goal: A Champion’s Guide to Winning in Soccer and Life. Hamm’s discussion of how she went from obscurity to legendary status will inspire readers to chase their own dreams.

Editorial Reviews

"A must-read for any girl (or boy, for that matter) serious about soccer." (People)