World Cup 2014

World Cup: President Obama expresses his support for US national team

President Barack Obama is continuing to prove to be quite a soccer fan. Every time the MLS Cup champions stop by the White House, he welcomes them with open arms and a few jokes.

And on Thursday, he watched the US national team's match with Germany while flying on Air Force One (right). After the USMNT advanced from Group G, despite losing to Germany, he couldn't help but discuss it at the start of a speech in Minneapolis.

"I have to begin by congratulating our US soccer team – Team USA – for advancing to the next round of the World Cup," the president said, sparking a round of U-S-A chants.

"We’ve still got a chance to win the World Cup," he added.