Julie Ertz knows how hard it is to reach the big game, so it’s only appropriate she celebrates her husband’s accomplishment.
The United States women’s soccer team star cried tears of joy Sunday night when she learned the Philadelphia Eagles — who employ her husband, tight end Zach Ertz — defeated the Minnesota Vikings in the NFC Championship Game.
She missed Eagles vs. Vikings due to her participation in USA’s exhibition game against Denmark, a 5-1 win in which she tallied the eventual game-winning goal. But a USA soccer staff member told her Philly’s good news right after her game, prompting this emotional reaction:
News traveled fast, too: A reporter in the Eagles’ locker room showed Zach the above video after the game, prompting the Pro Bowl tight end to tear up.
Having helped USA win the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup, Julie certainly can share some tips with Zach about crossing the finish line successfully.
Thumbnail photo via Orlando Ramirez/USA TODAY Sports Images
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