WATCH: President Obama calls & congratulates USWNT, invites team to White House
The White House released video of the traditional “champions’ call” from President Barack Obama to the United States women’s national team.
The 2015 Women’s World Cup champions and the president exchanged some light-hearted banter regarding fitness levels and Carli Lloyd falling short on her dream of scoring four goals in a World Cup final.
[ MORE: Full 2015 Gold Cup coverage ]The president invited Jill Ellis’ team to Washington for a White House visit. All this on the heels of the USWNT announced as the first female team to received a ticker tape parade down New York City’s Canyon of Heroes.
Watch @POTUS call the @USSoccer_WNT to congratulate them on their World Cup victory. #OneNationOneTeam https://t.co/uIty0Gu5Dg
— The White House (@WhiteHouse) July 7, 2015