WATCH: 'GO USA!' - President Biden sends his support to USMNT ahead of Netherlands World Cup showdown

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USA President Joe Biden extended his support to the USMNT ahead of their World Cup last-16 tie against the Netherlands on Saturday.
  • President Biden wishes USMNT luck
  • 'It's called soccer!'
  • USA take on Netherlands

WHAT HAPPENED? In a video shared by the POTUS, USMNT skipper Tyler Adamas can be seen kicking a ball from Qatar saying: "Hey Mr. President, Heads up!" President Biden in turn catches the ball and says: "It's called soccer, Go USA!"

THE BIGGER PICTURE: USMNT finished second in their group behind England with five points from their three matches. They remained undefeated on their way to the knockout stage.

WHAT NEXT FOR USA? USA face Netherlands in the first round of 16 tie on Saturday. The winner of this match will meet the winner of Argentina and Australia's clash in the quarter-final.

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