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Michelle Akers


1966 Born in Santa Clara, California
1986 Graduates from University of Central Florida
1990 Marries Roby Stahl, professional soccer player
1991 Begins struggles with health problem later diagnosed as CFIDS—chronic fatigue immune dysfunction syndrome (Epstein-Barr virus).
1994 Akers and Stahl file for divorce
1995 Injured as U.S. loses to eventual champion Norway in women's World Cup
2001 Lends name to high school girls tournament in Florida, the Michelle Akers Soccer Classic

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Famous Sports StarsSoccerMichelle Akers Biography - "girls Don't Play Football", Embarks On Pro Career, Glory At The Rose Bowl - SELECTED WRITINGS BY AKERS: