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Julie and Zach Ertz. (Left:{&nbsp;}AP Photo/Eric Risberg, Right:{&nbsp;}AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

A US soccer player cried after hearing her NFL player husband is going to the Super Bowl


Updated January 22, 2018 05:49 PM EST

On Sunday, U.S. Women's National Team midfielder Julie Ertz had her mind on two games.

One was the USWNT's San Diego matchup in Denmark. The other was all the way across the country where her husband and Philadelphia Eagles tight end Zach Ertz was playing in the NFC championship. It turned out to be a special day for the athletically inclined couple.

Julie won her game, 5-1, but it was when the rest of her team told her that the Eagles beat the Minnesota Vikings, 38-7, and that Zach would be going to his first ever Super Bowl, that Julie began crying tears of joy on the soccer field and embracing her teammates.

"They're going!" Julie exclaimed before giving out more hugs and high-fives.

The USWNT also posted images from Zach and Julie's celebratory FaceTime session.

"The best FaceTime I have ever gotten after a game!!!" Julie wrote.

Zach was shown the the video of Julie in the Eagles' locker room and was himself nearly moved to tears.

"Oh, man. That's emotional for me," Zach said in a video captured by Philadelphia radio host Geoff Mosher.

Zach and the Eagles will be in Minnesota on Feb. 4 to take on the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LII. The USWNT does not have any games scheduled for Super Bowl Sunday, so Julie and Zach should be able to celebrate together in person should the Eagles win their first Lombardi Trophy.

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