Congratulations are in order, as the soccer star Julie Ertz has announced her pregnancy via her social media account. Her friends and fans took the comment section to congratulate the lady and her husband. Julie married her husband, Zach Ertz, back in 2017. The auspicious wedding was held on the coast of Saint Barbara, California. It was an intimate ceremony attended by a few of his family members and friends. After dating for a while, Zach proposed to his then-girlfriend now-wife Julie at the Stanford University baseball stadium. The place has a significant meaning for the couple as they met for the first time at the stadium.
After five years of their marriage, the couple is expecting their first child. The news is certainly the happiest news for the star and her husband, and they both are very excited to open the new chapter of their life. Julie has recently celebrated her fifth marriage anniversary. She took her Instagram account to celebrate her marriage anniversary. Ertz posts some beautiful snaps of the two from their marriage album. Julie was seen wearing a white wedding gown, and her husband look handsome in a black and pant formal suit. In another snap, Julie seems kissing her husband. The two are adorably beautiful together. Now, they are all set to welcome a new member of their family. Let’s delve into the article and find out about Julie Ertz’s pregnancy.
Julie Ertz Announced Her Pregnancy via Her Social Media Account
Julie Took her Instagram account to announce that she and her husband are expecting their first child together. Ertz post a series of two pictures where she was seen with her husband, who was busy cuddling her baby bump. In the first picture, Julie was standing along with her husband showing her baby bump. The couple was looking stunning in the picture. Julie stole the heart with her blue gown sitting in the lap of her husband.
In the second picture, Julie’s husband Zach was kissing her baby bump, and she was adorable caressing his face with a most beautiful look in her eyes. She was wearing a white border with a slim-fit swimsuit dress. Julie was looking mesmerizing in the picture. It was a black and white picture with the caption, “Adding to our starting lineup.” Also, adding to her statement, she said, “Baby Ertz.”
Congratulations messages were flooded into the comment section. Her fans, co-players, teammates, and family took their social media accounts to congratulate the couple. Soon the couple is going to be a parent. However, Ertz did not reveal her pregnancy detail or her month of pregnancy. It seems like she will give birth to her first child in the middle of this year.
A Look Into the Life of The Player
Julie Ertz was born on 6 April 1992 in Mesa, Arizona, to Kristi and David Johnston. She has a sister named Melanie Johnston, who is also a soccer player. The Johnston sisters played their initially matches with Serena Soccer Club. She was introduced to soccer through her local ASYO region. Initially, she just started playing as her hobby, and with time, as she developed an interest in the game, Julie decided to build a career in soccer.
Ertz was a member of the Santa Clara University women’s soccer team. The National Soccer Coaches Association named her WCC Freshman of the Year and All-American First-Team. She led the Broncos in goals with eight and was second on the team in assists with five in 2012. Julie Ertz was named the United States Soccer Federation’s Young Female Athlete of the Year in 2013.
For the Western Washington Broncos, she appeared in 79 games and scored 31 goals. The Chicago Red Stars selected Ertz in first round of the 2014 NWSL College Draft. Following the 2014 season, she was named Rookie of the Year. She missed the majority of the 2015 season due to commitments with the US women’s team at the FIFA Women’s World Cup. After guiding the Red Stars to the championship semi-finals, she was named to the 2017 NWSL Second XI. She skipped the start of the season in 2018 due to a knee injury.