Clinton Addresses World Cup Winners

After the U.S. women’s soccer team won the World Cup on Saturday, President Clinton honored them.

He applauded them for their sportsmanship, as well as for their athleticism and endurance. He went on to note how proud he was of the team and emphasized the importance of the event.

He concluded by stating that “We learned a lot today about soccer, about women athletes, about courage and endurance, and about genuine sportsmanship. I cannot thank you enough for the gift that you have given to the United States, which is even bigger than this great trophy.”


U.S. Newswire - July 12, 1999

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