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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Readout of the President's Call with Clint Dempsey and Tim Howard

Today, the President called US Men’s National Team captain Clint Dempsey and goalkeeper Tim Howard to commend them on their leadership and the team’s performance during the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.  On the call, the President commended them not only for their work on the field, but for carrying themselves in a way that made the country proud.  The President noted how captivating the team’s performance was and asked both men to relay his congratulations to Coach Klinsmann and the entire team on their hard work.