Obama Congratulates U.S. Women’s National Team at the White House

The players and coaches joined the president at the White House to celebrate their victory at the FIFA Women’s World Cup in July. Obama said the athletes had “inspired girls to dream bigger – and by the way, inspired millions of boys to look at girls differently, which is just as important.“

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Julie Johnston, Abby Wambach, Alex Morgan, Carli Lloyd, Hope Solo, Becky Sauerbrunn and Megan Rapinoe of the U.S. Women’s National Team appear on one of 25 different SI covers for July 20, 2015. The other 24 covers honor each individual player and coach Jill Ellis. (Simon Bruty for SI)

SI honors World Cup-winning U.S. women with a cover for each player