Obama invites US women's squad to White House after World Cup win
ABS-CBN Sports on Jul 08, 2015 02:58 PM
"You guys kind of took the suspense out of it," President Barack Obama told the USWNT over the phone after their 5-2 win over Japan in the Women's World Cup Finals. (Elaine Thompson/AP)
After blasting Japan in the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup Finals, the United States national squad recieved a phone call from none other than President Barack Obama himself.
Obama congratulated the USWNT for capturing a record third World Cup and told them they "kind of took the suspense out of it."
The U.S. jumped to a 4-0 lead in the first 16 minutes powered by Carli Lloyd's hat trick.
The POTUS then invited the team to the White House to celebrate their title 16 years in the making.
Watch the entire phone conversation here courtesy of the White House as posted on Twitter.