Obama jinxed the U.S. women's soccer team by wishing them well and letting them know he'd be watching.
That was the kiss of death. The Japanese have never beat us. Until now. A snip from the news reports...
“Sorry I can’t be there to see you play, but I’ll be cheering you on from here. Let’s go.—BO.”
The White House later released a photo of Obama and his family watching the game.
We know now- how that worked out.