LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — President Barack Obama welcomed America’s World Cup winning soccer team to the White House Tuesday and talked about what it really means to “play like a girl,” especially when it includes a world championship.
The team gave the president an Obama jersey.READ MORE: Strong Santa Ana Winds Expected To Blow Into Los Angeles Area Tonight
He then joked with U.S. midfielder Carli Lloyd about her record-breaking hat trick in the finals victory.READ MORE: LA City Council Gives Preliminary Approves $5 Hazard Pay For Grocery Store Workers
“Carli’s performance was so good that by the time the game was over, someone had changed her title on Wikipedia from midfielder to president of the United States,” he said.
Before leaving the White House, the team took a selfie with the president.MORE NEWS: Fans Missing Disneyland Can Buy Tickets To Dine At California Adventure Park Starting March 18
The World Cup champions celebrated their title with fans in downtown Los Angeles back in July.