Carli Lloyd talks about those field goals, and her career

The sheer attention Carli Lloyd got for her field goals while dropping by an NFL training camp shows how far women’s soccer has come.

Lloyd see it as something bigger.

The World Cup winner has been kicking — and making — field goals for several years now.

But she was honestly surprised by the reaction when she nailed a 55-yarder at the Philadelphia Eagles training camp last summer. The video went viral and a couple of NFL teams even reached out.

“I think that the conversation has been changing,” she said. “There’s been so much talk about so many successful women, whether it’s politics, companies, or athletes. I just think there’s been a great buzz around that, and
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