Soccer legend Mia Hamm’s greatest win might be the debut of Angel City FC

April 24, 2022

For years Hamm waged a tireless, lonely crusade for the return of women’s professional soccer to Southern California, a hotbed for the sport. That work eventually paid off when entrepreneur Julie Uhrman, venture capitalist Kara Nortman and actress Natalie Portman — backed by a celebrity-driven investor group that has grown to nearly 100 — were awarded an NWSL expansion berth in the summer of 2020. Los Angeles Times