Biden Wishes U.S. World Cup Squad Good Luck shorts | VOA News

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The United States squad received a phone call from President Joe Biden over the weekend wishing them good luck as they prepare to open their 2022 FIFA World Cup campaign in Qatar on Monday. #worldcup #qatar The U.S. will take on Wales, England, and Iran in Group B over the next two weeks and Biden urged the squad to "play their hearts out and shock 'em all." Despite Biden calling the group underdogs, the Americans are oddsmakers' favorites over Wales and Iran but will face a tough test when they meet England on November 25. The U.S. will be playing its first World Cup match since 2014 after failing to make the 2018 edition in Russia. Midfielder Tyler Adams, 23, has been named the U.S. captain and will wear the armband on Monday. (Reuters) » Subscribe to VOA News: https://bit.ly/3KIPysi » Watch more VOA News video: https://www.youtube.com/c/VOANews Voice of America (VOA) is the largest U.S. international broadcaster, providing news and information in more than 40 languages to an estimated weekly audience of 236.8 million people. VOA produces content for digital, television, and radio platforms. It is easily accessed via your mobile phone and on social media. It is also distributed by satellite, cable, FM and MW, and is carried on a network of approximately 3,000 affiliate stations. Since its creation in 1942, Voice of America has been committed to providing comprehensive coverage of the news and telling audiences the truth. Through World War II, the Cold War, the fight against global terrorism, and the struggle for freedom around the globe today, VOA exemplifies the principles of a free press. Connect with VOA News: » VISIT OUR WEBSITE: https://www.voanews.com/ » LIKE OUR FACEBOOK PAGE: https://www.facebook.com/voanews » FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/voanews/ » FOLLOW US ON TWITTER: https://twitter.com/VOANews
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