Breaking News
More () »

Ertz family tweets they are expecting a baby

Julie Johnston Ertz took to Twitter Monday to announce she is expecting a baby with husband Zach Ertz.

PHOENIX — Congratulations are in order.

U.S. soccer start Julie Johnston Ertz announced that she is expecting a baby with her husband, Arizona Cardinals tight end Zach Ertz.

Ertz announced the pregnancy on Twitter Monday along with two photos of the couple.

"Adding to our starting lineup," she wrote on Twitter. "Baby Ertz!"

This is the first child for the couple. And by looking at the photos from the tweet, the family is ready to welcome their new addition.

Not much is known about her pregnancy as Ertz has not yet revealed the baby's due date or sex.

Looks like the Red Sea will be a little bigger for the Cardinals upcoming season!

Arizona sports 

The city of Phoenix is home to five major professional sports league teams; The NFL's Arizona Cardinals, NBA's Phoenix Suns, WNBA’s Phoenix Mercury, MLB's Arizona Diamondbacks and NHL's Arizona Coyotes.  

The Cardinals have made the State Farm Stadium in Glendale their home turf and the Footprint Center in downtown Phoenix is home to both the Suns and the Mercury. The Indoor Football League’s Arizona Rattlers also play at the Footprint. Phoenix has a soccer team with the USL's Phoenix Rising FC. 

The Valley hosts multiple major sporting events on a yearly basis, including college football's Fiesta Bowl and Cactus Bowl; the PGA Tour’s highest-attended event, the Waste Management Phoenix Open; NASCAR events each spring and fall; and Cactus League Spring Training.

12 Sports on YouTube

Watch more of the latest sports videos on the 12 News YouTube channel. Don’t forget to subscribe!

Before You Leave, Check This Out