USWNT star Carli Lloyd drills 55-yard field goal at Eagles practice

USWNT star Carli Lloyd drills 55-yard field goal at Eagles practice

She proceeded to show up NFL kickers around the league as she drilled a 55-yard field goal, which had the Ravens' and Eagles' special teams yelling victoriously.

After making the kick, Lloyd thanked Ravens kicker Justin Tucker, Eagles kicker Jake Elliott and Ravens kicking coach Randy Brown, a former New Jersey mayor, for the pointers. She scored a goal from midfield against Japan during the championship match of the 2015 World Cup.

After a video of Lloyd's field goal kicks hit Twitter, fans began to call for her to get a real shot in the NFL. "It's awesome to be here, looking forward to the season and fly Eagles fly!"


The video showing Llyod's kicking ability rapidly spread around online and caught the attention of Pro Football Hall of Famer Gil Brandt, who said he believed she could make history as the first female NFL player and deserved at least an "honest tryout". Probably not, but it's fun to see what she can do on the field. I'd give her an honest tryout if I were, say, the Bears, "he wrote on Twitter".

In addition to helping the U.S. Women's Team win back-to-back World Cups, she has won two Olympic gold medals and has been named FIFA's Player of the Year twice during her career.

While with the team, Lloyd took a few field goal attempts, nailing both a 40-yard and 55-yard try with relative ease.

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