Zach Ertz Supporting Wife Julie Ertz In World Cup

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Zach Ertz is happily married to his wife, Julie Ertz, and they have a kid, making a perfect family of three. 

Zach is supportive of his wife’s career and has always encouraged her to place her goals ahead. 

Before departing, the NFL star had a clear and encouraging message for his wife: “Don’t come home without that gold.”

Witnessing Julie competing in her third World Cup was special to him.

Beyond being a heartwarming experience as a husband witnessing his wife’s passion for the sport, it symbolized the culmination of Julie’s remarkable comeback journey.

Zach And Julie Ertz
Zach And Julie Ertz (Source: Instagram)

Zachary Adam Ertz, born on November 10, 1990, is a professional American football player who currently serves as a tight end for the Arizona Cardinals in the NFL.

He was selected by the Philadelphia Eagles during the second round of the 2013 NFL draft and achieved victory in Super Bowl LII with the Eagles.

Before that, Ertz had a successful college football career at Stanford, where he earned the prestigious title of unanimous All-American.

Zach Ertz’s Wife: Julie Is An American Soccer Star 

Julie Beth Ertz, born on April 6, 1992, is a prominent American soccer player competing at the professional level.

She is a member of Angel City FC in the National Women’s Soccer League and the United States women’s national team.

Ertz made her debut for the U.S. national team in an international friendly against Scotland on February 9, 2013, and has gone on to represent the team in over 100 matches.

Julie Ertz During A Game
Julie Ertz During A Game (Source: Instagram)

From 2010 to 2013, Ertz was a part of the Santa Clara University Broncos, where she played collegiate soccer.

After her successful college career, she was chosen as the third overall pick by the Chicago Red Stars in the 2014 NWSL College Draft held on January 17, 2014.

Ertz made significant contributions to the United States victories in both the 2015 and 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup, showcasing her talent and skill on the international stage.

Their Relationship Timeline 

Zach and Julie’s paths first crossed at a baseball game in 2012, back when Zach was pursuing football and Julie was excelling in soccer at nearby universities.

Despite the challenges of maintaining a long-distance relationship due to their athletic careers, they managed to nurture their love for each other.

Over the past decade, the couple has celebrated numerous significant moments, both personally and professionally.

Zach proposed to Julie in February 2016, choosing the stadium where they initially met as the perfect setting.

With an engagement ring carefully selected alongside his mother, the tight end got down on one knee. 

Subsequently, in 2017, after a little over a year of engagement, Zach and Julie tied the knot in a beautiful ceremony in Santa Barbara, California, surrounded by their loved ones.

The Ertz Family
The Ertz Family (Source: Instagram)

They then embarked on a memorable honeymoon in Hawaii, marking the beginning of their married life together.

In April 2022, the couple made an exciting revelation about expecting their first child.

Just four months after the pregnancy announcement, the accomplished soccer star gave birth to their son, whom they named Madden Matthew.

Both of the parents took to Instagram to share the heartwarming news, posting adorable pictures of their newborn for the world to see.

Chanda Rai
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