WINDY CITY TIMES
||Sports: So Long, Mia
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Women's Gold Medal Olympic Soccer Team Comes thru town. Mia Hamm and several others will be retiring. Pictured Mia Hamm, 2# Mia Hamm gets mobbed by fans. #3 4 Cindy Parlow had a hat trick ... 3 goals for the U.S. , #5 Abby Wambach is a new crowd favorite and Olympic hero.
Photos by Tracy Baim
The gold medal U.S. Olympic women's soccer team is on a Fan Celebration Tour, and they played against Ireland at Soldier Field Oct. 20. The U.S. Women's National Team rolled over the women in green 5-1 on a chilly night at Soldier Field to move to 26-1-3 in 2004, tying a record for most wins in a calendar year. Cindy Parlow notched her seventh career hat trick and the U.S. also got goals from defender Cat Reddick and forward Abby Wambach. Forward Mia Hamm now has four matches left in her amazing national team career. The tour will finish with two matches on the East Coast against Denmark Nov. 3 at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, N.Y., and Nov. 6 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, before ending with yet-to-be confirmed match in early December.
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