In 1999, Nike, Inc. named the largest building on their corporate campus after Hamm, and that same year she and the rest of the women on the national team became world champions again by winning the FIFA Women's World Cup 1999 .
Aya Miyama, Japan women's football team player which won 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup was awarded Asian Women Footballer of the Year.
The following seven women were also in contention for the 2011 FIFA Women's World Player of the Year:
She has played for Nigeria in three FIFA Women's World Cups and also helped Nigeria's Super Falcons to three African Women Championships (AWC) titles in 1998, 2000 and 2002.
Germany's women have achieved even greater success, winning both the 2003 FIFA Women's World Cup in the USA and the 2007 FIFA Women's World Cup in China.
Damková refereed three matches at the 2007 FIFA Women's World Cup in China, including the semi-final between Germany and Norway, becoming the first Czech woman to referee at such a level.
In 1991, when the women's national team won the FIFA Women's World Cup for the first time, Hamm became the youngest American woman to win a World Cup championship at the age of 19.
Unlike the series' previous game, Backyard Soccer, this edition was the first to feature Major League Soccer (MLS) teams, including several women from the United States women's national soccer team that won the 1999 FIFA Women's World Cup.
The men's French national team began play on 11 August contesting a friendly match against Norway, while the women continued their quest for qualification to the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup by facing Iceland on 21 August.
At the 1991 FIFA Women's World Cup she became the first woman to referee a match in FIFA competition.