US Women’s Soccer Player Carli Lloyd Received Offer To Kick In NFL Preseason Game

United States Women’s soccer player Carli Lloyd received an offer from an NFL team to play in a preseason game, according to her trainer James Galavis.

“Today, she got another call from another NFL team,” Galanis told Martin Rogers. “The one that called today, I don’t want to say who it is, was willing to put her on the roster for their next (game). They were willing to put her on the roster.”

Galanis continued: “She was told (she could) play on Thursday, the NFL game, but she is playing Thursday with the national team, so that was the conflict.”

Lloyd was approached by multiple NFL teams after a video of her kicking a 55-yard field goal during a visit to Philadelphia Eagles training camp went viral. We’ve included that video above this post.

Galavis declined to name the NFL team that made the offer.

“Knowing Carli, I don’t think she would just hop on and do it,” Galanis added. “She would need a couple of weeks training just to get comfortable and acclimatized. But things have escalated and it is real.

“I think Carli is perfectly made out for a job like that. She loves the pressure. She’s got one of the hardest kicks in the world when it comes to women. She is great at long range balls, she displayed that by scoring a goal from just past the halfway line in a World Cup final, and she is definitely in tune with the mechanics. She would be an ideal candidate.


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