Hamm ponders life after soccer

Updated: August 21, 2004, 10:56 AM ET
Associated Press

THESSALONIKI, Greece -- It was a classic Olympic moment. A Greek journalist, meeting Mia Hamm for the first time, asked if she felt like a star.

After a laugh, a shake of the head, and probably too much thought, Hamm did her best to answer. "I think I'm recognizable,'' she said slowly.

She cited the U.S. team's success for raising her public profile, then looked at the journalist. "I probably would be more recognizable than you,'' she offered good-naturedly.

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