Trump Attends Army vs. Navy Football Game, Joins Verne Lundquist in Booth
"You don’t see this kind of spirit anywhere. These are just amazing people," the president-elect said of the crowd.
Donald Trump attended the Army vs. Navy NCAA football game on Saturday afternoon in Baltimore. Trump is the latest in a long line of U.S. presidents to attend the game, dating back to Theodore Roosevelt's term in 1901.
At the start of the third quarter, Trump joined commentators Verne Lundquist and Gary Danielson in the play-calling booth and congratulated Lundquist on his long career in sportscasting.
"Nobody can do it like you," Trump told Lundquist. He went on to offer the sportscaster, who was calling his last college football game before retirement, a role in his new cabinet as Ambassador to Sweden. "Sweden is ready whenever he wants," Trump joked.
The president-elect created a stir in the press booth as crowds below could be heard chanting "Make America Great Again". "I just love the armed forces," Trump said.
Danielson took the opportunity to ask Trump his feelings on taking presidential office in January. "You’re bold, you’re brash. Is it a humbling thought to know you're going to be commander-in-chief to all these troops?" Danielson asked.
"It is humbling. It's a great honor, a great responsibility. It’s beautiful to see," Trump said. "You don’t see this kind of spirit anywhere. These are just amazing people."