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For Immediate Release

President Obama Announces Presidential Delegation to the Federal Republic of Germany to Attend the Women's World Cup

President Barack Obama today announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to the Federal Republic of Germany to attend the Women’s World Cup Game on July 2, 2011 between the United States of America and the Republic of Colombia.

Mrs. Nancy-Ann DeParle, Assistant to the President and Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy, will lead the delegation.

Members of the Presidential Delegation:

The Honorable Philip D. Murphy, United States Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Germany, Department of State

Mrs. Kristine Lilly Heavey, Former Captain of the US Women’s Soccer National Team, Two Time World Cup Champion and Two Time Olympic Gold Medalist