- US President Joe Biden has called players of his national team urging them to shine at the 2022 World Cup
- While speaking with the players on video call, Biden made them understand that they can win the title
- The United States are in group B and will face the Three Lions of England, Wales and Iran for a place to the knockout
Joe Biden who is the President of the United States has urged players of the national team to make the country proud in their campaign at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
People from many nations around the world have stormed Qatar for this year's prestigious tournament which has started on Sunday, November 20.
The FIFA World Cup is every four years and France are the defending champions having won the last edition of the competition in Russia beating Croatia in the final.
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France have already been down with injury problems with the likes of Paul Pogba and Kante unable to travel to Qatar and the latest news is that Karim Benzema is injured.
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According to a video spotted on Twitter, Biden was heard telling the US national team players that they can surprise the world by winning the title.
The 80-year-old added that what the players actually need is for them to stay united ahead of their first game.
Statement made by Joe Biden
''Guys, you can do it and I want you all to believe in yourselves and make the nation proud in all your matches at the World Cup and we will support you.''
Freeman delivers powerful message
Earlier, Sports Brief had reported how celebrated American movie icon Morgan Freeman made an appearance at the opening ceremony of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.
Freeman alongside a Qatari poet Gandem Al Muftau opened the games with a message of unity, respect and community as the Gulf nation hosts the World Cup for the first time.
Freeman with his splendid grey hair is seen walking in the middle of the Al Bayt stadium.
Freeman acknowledged the role football plays in uniting people and insists in these times of segregation, it is time for the world to come together.