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Mia Hamm on the U.S. team's strength

Mia Hamm on the U.S. team's strength

Originally Published: July 2, 2011
By Mia Hamm

After the inspiring and dramatic U.S. victory over Brazil in the quarterfinals, I was asked by several people to describe what the "USA Mentality" is.

The very core of the U.S. mentality is ingrained in all of us as Americans from a very young age. We were all raised on the belief of the American Dream: That if you could dream it, and you worked hard and persevered, you could achieve anything.

This belief is woven into the fabric of our country, and helps lay the foundation for ...

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