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Barack Obama calls US soccer team in Sao Paulo


President Barack Obama has praised the efforts of the US soccer team in the World Cup in a phone call to two of its star players.

President Barack Obama calling Clint Dempsey and Tim Howard in São Paulo

President Barack Obama calling Clint Dempsey and Tim Howard in São Paulo

Despite the US being eliminated from Brazil’s tournament by Belgium, Barack Obama told goalkeeper Tim Howard and team captain Clint Dempsey they had made the nation proud.

“To see the way you guys captured the hearts and the imaginations of the whole country is unbelievable.”

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