The Eagles obtained an invite final month to visit the White House after successful Super Bowl 52, and it seems the crew has accepted the supply.
According to 6ABC, the Eagles will rejoice their Super Bowl victory on the White House on June 5.
Philadelphia, coming off its first Super Bowl championship, launched an announcement final month confirming that the crew was within the early phases of planning a visit.
“We are honored to receive this invitation and view this not only as an opportunity to be recognized for our on-field accomplishments, but also as an opportunity to engage in productive dialogue with the leaders of our country,” the assertion learn, via NJ Advance Media.
It’s been a longstanding custom for championship groups throughout all leagues to visit the White House, however there was some controversy since President Donald Trump took the workplace. The Warriors didn’t visit final 12 months after the president “uninvited” the crew in response to feedback made by Stephen Curry. But the Astros attended a ceremony final month to rejoice being World Series champions.
Although the entire crew is invited, there might be some notable no-shows who determine towards making the visit. Safety Malcolm Jenkins told CNN following the Super Bowl that he plans to skip the visit whereas defensive lineman Chris Long stated on the “Pardon My Take” podcast, “No, I’m not going to the White House. Are you kidding me?”
Logistics and timing of the occasion are being decided.