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Shannon MacMillan

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Soccer Player

The Resume

    (October 7, 1974- )
    US Olympic gold medal (1996)
    Us Olympic silver medal (2000)
    Forward on WUSA's San Diego Spirit
    Member of US National Team

Why she might be annoying:

    During the national team's memorable 1999 World Cup run, she only started one game.
    She was unable to play for the team that won an Olympic gold medal due to an injury (2004).
    She became estranged from her parents after college.

Why she might not be annoying:

    She had what she describes as a 'tough' childhood.
    She turned down Santa Clara's prestigious soccer program for a little known program in Portland.
    She majored in social work at the University of Portland.
    The University of Portland's women's soccer team reached the Final Four in her first year as an assistant coach (1998).
    She was overshadowed by Mia Hamm, Julie Foudy and Brandi Chastain on the US Women's Soccer Team.
    One of her best high school friends collapsed during soccer practice and died.
    A year later, her other best friend was killed in a motorcycle accident.
    She said of her boyfriend Charles, he was 'probably the first source of unconditional love I've ever had.' He died from prostate cancer.
    She was given the key to the city of Escondido, California (her hometown) in 1996.

Credit: Kash 2468

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Year In Review:

    For 2024, as of last weekly ranking, Out of 3 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2023, Out of 1 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2022, Out of 3 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 17 Votes: 88.24% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 1 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 2 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 1 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 5 Votes: 40.0% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 8 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 5 Votes: 40.0% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 16 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 15 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 16 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 10 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 26 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 27 Votes: 51.85% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 29 Votes: 58.62% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 90 Votes: 55.56% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 347 Votes: 44.38% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 287 Votes: 42.16% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 152 Votes: 42.76% Annoying