President Trump announced on Wednesday, July3, that the United States will send a presidential delegation to attend the final match of Women’s World Cup in France.

After victory against English the 2-1 on Tuesday, the U.S. team is now heading to the Women’s World Cup final match, which will be hosted on July 7 in Lyon, France. 

The United States will play against the Netherlands for the World Cup title. 

Karen Dunn Kelley, deputy secretary of the Department of Commerce will lead the delegation. 

Delegation members are as follows: 

  • Jamie McCourt, U.S. ambassador to France
  • Josephine Olsen, director of the Peace Corps
  • Seema Verma, administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid at the Department of Health and Human Services
  • Marie Royce, assistance secretary of state for educational and cultural affairs at the Department of State
  • Shauna Rohbock, a member of the president’s Council on Sports, Fitness, and Nutrition
  • Kelly Loeffler, CEO of Bakkt and co-owner of the Atlanta Dream

Seema Verma shared the news in a tweet:

“I am honored to be chosen by President Trump as a Member of the Presidential Delegation to France to attend the Final Match of the #FIFAWWC in Lyon to support the strong & incredibly talented women of @ussoccer!” she wrote.

“As a 10-year soccer mom to my daughter, I especially look forward to representing both our great nation and supporting the women’s @ussoccer team! Go Team USA!” she added.

This has been the third straight finals for the U.S. team and the fifth time the team has made it to the final match. The U.S. team has won three World Cup titles, in 1991, 1999, and 2015. 

President Trump claimed to be a fan of the U.S. women’s soccer team, saying, “I love watching women’s soccer. They’re really talented.”

He has already invited the team to the White House regardless of winning or losing the tournament. 

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