Even the president gets World Cup fever -- Obama calls up US players

6 July 2014 / 2 years 3 months ago

United States President Barack Obama is the latest to congratulate US football players Tim Howard and Clint Dempsey, who helped the US national team make it to the Round of 16 at the 2014 Fifa World Cup in Brazil.

The US put in a spirited performance, but lost 2-1 to Belgium, who progress to the quarter-finals.

Goalkeeper Howard was singled out for special praise after he almost single-handedly kept the Belgians out till extra time.

Source: ST Communities

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