Photos: The L.A. Kings and L.A. Galaxy Visit The White House, Give President Obama His Own Team Jerseys
President Barack Obama had some very special guests today at the White House who brought with them a very special piece of sports history. The Los Angeles Kings paid a visit to the president today with the Stanley Cup, and presented him with his own Kings jersey, too.
The Kings weren't the only L.A. sports franchise on the trip, though; they were joined by the L.A. Galaxy, who also gave Obama his own jersey, and both teams participated in an event on the South Lawn of the White House as part of the first lady's "Let's Move" physical fitness campaign, according to City News Service.
Photo via LA Galaxy on Facebook
How did the non-Angeleno (minus those Occidental College years) Obama feel about the winning ways of the L.A. teams? He said: "I'm a little resentful coming from Chicago that L.A. seems to be getting all these championships. But they don't just share a hometown, they also share a pretty good comeback story."
The Kings are the reigning champs of the National Hockey League following their defeat of the New Jersey Devils last season to claim their first Stanley Cup, while the Galaxy won the Major League Soccer Cup for the fourth time recently.