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Team USA -- Please Hold for Obama

6/24/2010 9:15 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

As if they weren't fired up enough -- Team USA just got a phone call from President Barack Obama congratulating them on kicking ass in the World Cup.

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TMZ just obtained this pic of the entire soccer squad gathering by a speakerphone tonight at the team hotel in South Africa -- where we're told Obama informed them, "that while he was meeting with General Petraeus in the Oval Office, he could hear the rest of the West Wing erupt when Landon Donovan scored the game-winner."

Obama also asked about Tim Howard's ribs and Clint Dempsey's lip.

We're told the team was super stoked about the phone call and can't wait to kick some more ass when they play Ghana on Saturday.
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USA! USA! USA!

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46.

Lexis Bill    

The next time Obama calls the team, the words would be...'I'm sorry folks but when I visited Ghana last year, I gave them the antidote to American soccer, thats why they beat you in the game, but lets wait for next four years, Yes You Can!...lol



We are certainly going to kick the American Ass...Y'all have BP and General Petraeus to worry about. In fact, General Petraeus needs the security men guarding the team in Iraq!

1518 days ago
47.

Msmassflex    

Who is this Sonya g oof? Stay on point - go to the Huffington Post. Hate America? Vote Democratic. Go Team USA!

1518 days ago
48.

Cameron    

I'm so glad that Obama could take time from the oil spill, two wars, high unemployment and generational debt to call team USA.



No. 15: He is NOT my president. You can have him and his communist CZARs.

1518 days ago
49.

BOBO765    

With the US advancing that's one less thing Obama can blame Bush for.Darn!

1518 days ago
50.

john    

you losers are going to get killed next round. Enjoy your lucky hype up to the final 16

1518 days ago
51.

shad    

NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!! Obama is a jinx. Everthing he touches goes bad. He's going to Jinx the team!! Look at his bid for the Olympics to Chicago as one example. We have enough problems going on. He Needs to DO HIS JOB!! I am ashamed that Obama is what the world sees as the president. DO YOUR JOB AND STOP ACTING LIKE A CELEBRITY. GIVE ME BUSH BACK OVER THIS JERK OBAMA!!! and I did not really even like Bush.

1518 days ago
52.

sib    

Nice. The entire landscape of the war has changed and the staff is watching f'n soccer? This administration is a walking calamity. And Obama is a clueless, incompetent douchebag. He doesn't know the first thing about soccer. Someone wrote down for him what to say and to ask. He claims to be a diehard White Sox fan but the dumbass couldn't name a single player on the team!!! LOL!!!! What a loser. I can't wait to see this Nazi thrown out of office in two more years!!!

1518 days ago
53.

Sammie    

Guess Obama can do what he wants while the oil pours but God forbid some BP exec who is "off the case" can't even spend Father's day with his kid.



BTW, Obama KNEW there were cracks and oil was leaking on Feb 13th and did NOTHING, then the well blew in April - weeks later. Google it.

1518 days ago
54.

Sammie    

Guess Obama can do what he wants while the oil pours but God forbid some BP exec who is "off the case" can't even spend Father's day with his kid.




BTW, Obama KNEW there were cracks and oil was leaking on Feb 13th and did NOTHING, then the well blew in April - weeks later. Google it.

1518 days ago
55.

Mel    

LOL kicking ass? ya right the only thing the USA is kicking ass at is having the most FAT people in the world

1518 days ago
56.

J.    

sonja is hilarious and totally correct...its so funny how you will blame a person who has been in office for such a small amount of time for failing to solve problems that were essentially created by a president in office for nearly a decade...damn him for not figuring it all out right away...what a disappointment! i am no apologist for obama, but i think you right wing nut baskets need a serious head check...

1518 days ago
57.

beelzebeub    

Obama is handling simple problems.....that are not critical. Well I would suppose that any fool can do that. He , imo, is not capable of dealing with significantly critical issues.. What is he waiting for.......the mexican druglords to take over the entire US..........As for the illegal aliens.....welcome to all...I'll just slap you with a fine..and ask you to learn to speak english . The oil spill..flaps his gums incessantly... makes condolence visits,displaying his cheezy smile.. while he remains virtually inneffectual.
Sits in the oval office embedded with Patreus...who is no doubt being schooled on the virtues of an unnofficial 'gag' order.....this is a democracy, but do not voice any negative opinion of me or I will have you removed ....
By all means Obama.......entertain yourself with the nations money, in the nations house....The Marie Antoinette Syndrome..." let them eat cake". How did Acorn and , helping to create the mortgage crisis work for you? Oh quite well, I would say..You are presently living in a very big house, paid for by your poverty stricken people........while such large numbers have lost their jobs and homes....I do hope that Michelle's mother is enjoying her residency within the Whitehouse.... must be saving her a few bucks on food and accommodation.......

1511 days ago
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