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Football Teams Reportedly Reaching Out To Carli Lloyd As FG Kicker

Carli Lloyd celebrates for the USWNT.

United States' forward Carli Lloyd celebrates after scoring a goal during the France 2019 Women's World Cup Group F football match between USA and Chile, on June 16, 2019, at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris. (Photo by FRANCK FIFE / AFP / Getty Images)

The USWNT has garnered plenty of headlines this summer, not the least of which was winning the FIFA World Cup. But after U.S. soccer legend Carli Lloyd successfully kicked a 55-yard field goal in front of the Philadelphia Eagles, she could be poised to make history.

In an interview with Planet Futbol TV via Grant Wahl, Lloyd revealed that she has "definitely gotten some inquiries" from football teams. Though she wouldn't say whether she would indulge the inquiries, she did say that "anything is possible."

The 37-year-old Lloyd currently plays for the NWSL's Sky Blue FC in her home state of New Jersey. She's within driving distance of several NFL teams, including the kicker-needy New York Jets.

Plenty of teams have turned to soccer to find a field goal kicker. Former Colts kicker Toni Linhart made two Pro Bowls after playing soccer in Germany for more than a decade before.

Less successfully, Pete Carroll infamously brought in goalie Tony Meola for a tryout in 1994 following his World Cup performance. Meola didn't make the cut though.

Lloyd may be 37, but she's in far better physical shape than many of her NFL contemporaries.

For teams with as many kicking woes as the Jets or the Chicago Bears, why shouldn't they kick the tires on Lloyd?