SALEM, Ore. -- Mia Hamm was in Salem on Tuesday for the Statesman Journal Sports Awards, which honors high school athletes in the Salem area.

KGW's Joey Harrington co-hosted the event with Hamm and sat down with the soccer icon for an extended interview.

Hamm talks about competing for the U.S. Women's National Team when she was in high school, her memories from playing for the national team, and the growth of the sport over the last 25 years.

Watch the full interview: