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It's called Soccer: USA President Joe Biden hilariously wishes team ahead FIFA WC 22 clash vs Netherlands

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The 2022 FIFA World Cup has entered its business end after an incredible group stage that saw intense drama across all eight groups. The knockout stages begin on Saturday (December 3) with a Round of 16 clash between the United States of America (USA) and Netherlands at the Khalifa International Stadium.

Ahead of the game, USA's president Joe Biden wished the national team on his official Twitter account. The video was seen by millions of people in the world as it features team captain Tyler Adams starting the clip with President Biden appearing later and wishing his team for the game in hilarious fashion. Biden referred to the popular cultural debate and stated that 'It is called soccer'.

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USA are unbeaten in the competition so far with a record of two draws and one win. The Americans started their campaign with a 1-1 draw against Wales before holding England to a 0-0 stalemate. They secured qualification to the knockout stages by beating Asian outfit Iran 1-0 with Christan Pulisic scoring the sole goal.

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Pulisic had injured himself in the process of scoring the goal and had to be taken off at half-time. However, he has recovered in time for the big knockout tie and is in the starting line-up for the game against Netherlands.

Talking about the Dutchmen, they won two and drew one game in the group stage. The Louis Van Gaal managed side started their campaign with a 2-0 win over Senegal but could only manage a 1-1 draw against Ecuador. The Oranje wrapped up their round robin campaign with an emphatic 2-0 victory over hosts Qatar.

The winner of the USA-Netherlands tie will play the winner of the game between Argentina and Australia later in the day in the Quarter-final. Brazil are likely to face the winner of that tie in the semis.

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