Mia Hamm was best at soccer and she still is known as one of the top female athletes eventhough she has retired
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I think that for now in late 2010 yes, and our Fifa Ranking is number 1, thanks to Mia Hamm, Kristine Lilly, and Abby Wambach who are our top scorers.
In 2000, female players were doing good to earn $45-60K annually...and that was for stronger players. Mia Hamm was the first woman soccer player to top $1M annual pay, but that was extraordinary. With all the problems that women's soccer has getting financial backing in the US market, the future does not look to hold high salaries for women in soccer in the USA. But again, to be fair, the average male soccer player (pro) in the USA only makes around $60K annually.
On the men's side it's Landon Donovan. He has scored 37 goals for the US men's national soccer team.The top scorer for the US women's team is Mia Hamm who scored 158 goals in her international career.
The true answer to this question is what you feel, since it is an opinion and not a fact. But some people would consider these five women, five of the best in the world. Marta Mia Hamm Kristine Lilly Julie Foudy Brandie Chastain
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