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ATLANTA 1996 OLYMPICS | Spotlight

Will He Go Belly Up?

A look at the day that was and at what lies ahead at the Summer Games

August 04, 1996|MIKE HISERMAN

The U.S. women's soccer team got together Saturday evening to receive a congratulatory telephone conference call from the White House.

First Lady Hillary Clinton came on the line first, followed by daughter Chelsea and then the President, who cut almost immediately to the quick.

"Hey, I want you to teach me that maneuver where everybody slides on the ground on their bellies," he said.

At that, several members of the team promised to show him during their visit to Washington next week.

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