The Royals were invited to the White House today to be honored by President Barack Obama as the World Champions.
It wasn't quite 800,000, but the Royals did draw a big crowd to the East Room.
Awaiting the champs. pic.twitter.com/lzm7ILwE5V— Josh Vernier (@JoshVernier610) July 21, 2016
Rex still found time for a selfie.
At the White House with the world champs!! What an honor, what a day!! #Royals #Crowned pic.twitter.com/xnMLWntFB9— Rex Hudler (@RexHudler1) July 21, 2016
The White House let Salvador Perez run their Snapchat account and he did not disappoint.
Salvy on Snapchat is a must follow pic.twitter.com/ymaKGXLtiC— Sports Radio 810 WHB (@SportsRadio810) July 21, 2016
The boys looked dapper.
#Royals at the White House. Getting ready to meet the President. @KCStar @Royals pic.twitter.com/9IsPTwMz19— John Sleezer (@jsleezer) July 21, 2016
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Ned taking on the tough questions from the media.
Edgar looking Presidential and Dapper pic.twitter.com/2IUGAUNwAy— JKuhn (@h8rproof82) July 21, 2016
Quite a thrill (& surprise) to welcome @SalvadorPerez15, @TheRealHos35 & Ned Yost to today's briefing! #ForeverRoyalhttps://t.co/lfpIwK4T6Z— Josh Earnest (@PressSec) July 21, 2016
He's got the hair to be President.
Making America great again pic.twitter.com/YTwJbONKds— Drew Butera (@drewbutera) July 21, 2016
.@Mooose_8 and his wife in the @WhiteHouse State Dining Room. #ForeverRoyal #Royals pic.twitter.com/PpmPbqbuIu— Kansas City Royals (@Royals) July 21, 2016
Cyborg Secret Service?
Then came President Obama.
Watch @POTUS welcome the World Series Champion Kansas City @Royals to the White House. https://t.co/KR4qz0lSt4— The White House (@WhiteHouse) July 21, 2016
Things got nuts.
President Obama: " 'That's what speed do.' That's a good quote." We also just had a Fetty Wap reference.— Rustin Dodd (@rustindodd) July 21, 2016
Obama and Ned discussed player nicknames.
President Obama thinks Royals’ players need better nicknames (and he’s not wrong) https://t.co/xYyqztLgGM pic.twitter.com/AYjFk6U6PE— Marc Normandin (@Marc_Normandin) July 21, 2016
Royals fans erupted.
Soon after "let's go, Royals" chant, Obama enters and notes KC-area presence in crowd, also introduces "true American patriot" Bob Dole.— Vahe Gregorian (@vgregorian) July 21, 2016
Kelvin was awed.
I'm just a kid from Tenares, Dominican Republic #POTUS pic.twitter.com/UAdPeSfLMq— Kelvin Herrera (@KelvinHerrera40) July 21, 2016
"When you hear the President say your name, it gives you goosebumps."--Alex Gordon @Royals pic.twitter.com/2dxcxIWzZU— Richard Justice (@richardjustice) July 21, 2016
Pitching isn't really working, but he looks presidential af. pic.twitter.com/NReiz662Wr— Noreen Shoop (@noreen_shoop) July 21, 2016
What a trip! How bout making another one next year?