25-year-old Mia Hamm has been called the best women's soccer player in the world by top authorities of the sporting industry, including Sports Illustrated and the Sporting News. Hamm is a powerhouse on the field, playing forward for the US gold-medal winning 1997 Olympic team, the US National team, and the victorious 1991 Women's World Cup team. She was named SI's Sportswoman of the Year in 1997 and MVP of the winning 1995 US Cup team. A spokesperson for Nike, Power Bar, and Pert Plus, among others, she is fast becoming the hero of young female soccer players nationwide.
Matt Christopher is the beloved and bestselling name behind more than 100 sports-themed books for young readers.