President Donald Trump and wife, Melania Trump, got a standing ovation from the crowd at the national championship game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana.
It is not every time that President Donald Trump gets a standing ovation from a crowd, but fans at the college national championship game in Louisiana were all too willing to show the President some love.
As soon as the crowd caught sight of the President and Melania, they all stood up and cheered, clapping and chanting endearing words at him.
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks as first lady Melania Trump looks during a Congressional Ball in the Grand Foyer of the White House on December 12, 2019 |Photo: Getty Images
Dan Scavino, the Assistant to the President and Director of Social Media at the White House, posted a video showing the behind-the-scenes moments just before Trump and Melania stepped out for the National anthem.
The video showed President Trump and Melania waiting as the announcer called them out, and as soon as they stepped out, they were received by cheering fans. Scavino captioned the video:
"President Trump and First Lady Melania attend the #NationalChampionship at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana…"
The crowd continued to cheer as the President, and the first lady made their way back into the VIP suite, and one fan could be heard exclaiming, "We love you, Donald!"
When the President returned to his seat at the VIP section, he and Melania were seen discussing with actor Vince Vaughn. The actor also got a presidential handshake after their conversation.
Clemson and LSU were both undefeated before the match, but one of those teams lost their invincibility
First Lady Melania Trump and U.S. President Donald Trump prior to the College Football Playoff National Championship game between the Clemson Tigers and the LSU Tigers at Mercedes Benz Superdome on January 13, 2020 |Photo: Getty Images
Every part of President Trump's discussion with Vince was caught on camera by a reporter, Timothy Burke, who shared the video on Twitter.
In the caption to the video, Burke apologized for sharing the video, tweeting:
"I'm very sorry to have to share this video with you. All of it, every part of it."
The game President Trump andMelania
attended was the College Playoff Championship match between Clemson and LSU. They hadarrived in Louisiana
for the game on Monday.
The match was unique as it marked the 150th anniversary of College football. Apart from the President, many other big names turned up to attend.
First lady Melania Trump and U.S. President Donald Trump attend the 97th Annual National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony in President's Park on December 05, 2019|Photo:Getty Images
The game also featured several honors, with the top 11 players from the 150th anniversary of college football recognized for their service. The marching bands of Clemson and LSU also performed.
Clemson and LSU were both undefeated before the match, but one of those teams lost their invincibility, with LSU winning the game, 42-25, in front of their fans and the President.