Soccer Player Kick-Starts New Career After Viral Video

NFL coaches take notice of Havard Rugland after seeing video of his accurate kicking skills.
1:25 | 12/27/12

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athlete kicking his way into homes across america, because of his extraordinary feats in this video. Even capturing the attention of an nfl team that just might be asking him to come to america. Here's abc's nick watt now. Reporter: Havard rugland has never actually played football, but he can do this. And this. With a pigskin. A life-long soccer player with a killer left root, rugland bought his first football last year when his soccer team disbanded. It was either find a new team or find a new hobby and that's when I started kicking. Reporter: And made this youtube video. That's his brother, catching from the sunroof of a moving car. He admits some kicks did take multiple attempts. Hundreds of thousands of hits later, an e-mail arrived from the new york jets, inviting this rwegian novice to try out for the team. Did you ever think it would lead to this? No. Never. It was more like a thing to do for myself and my dog. Reporter: Rugland's training and trial went well. He can nail field goals from 57, 58 yards. He's got ability, but you don't know what you have until you're in a crucial situation. Reporter: The jets have asked him back for another look. And who wouldn't want a kicker who can do this. And this. Nick watt, abc news, los

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