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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President Obama says the U.S. Women’s National Team, which beat Japan 5-2 in the World Cup Final in July, taught America’s children that “playing like a girl means you’re a badass.”