Obama, Prince Harry And The Bidens Were At The Invictus Games Together, And The Internet Wished It Was There

The group was in Toronto this weekend to support the annual event.

Barack Obama and Joe and Jill Biden joined Prince Harry at the U.S. versus France Invictus Games wheelchair basketball match Friday in Toronto, and the Internet was more than a little bit jealous. 


"Proud to cheer on Team USA at the Invictus Games today with my friend Joe. You represent the best of our country," Obama tweeted.

The Games, founded by Prince Harry and his advisors, are a multi-sport event in which injured, sick or wounded members of the armed forces compete on teams representing their home countries. This year's event was held in Toronto from Sep 23-30.

Obama and Joe Biden stopped by to greet the U.S. wheelchair basketball team before their match, and took their seats to "thunderous applause," according to ABC News. 

As photos of this year's attendees began circulating, the Internet was struck with a smidge of FOMO at not being in Toronto.

Per HuffPost, Prince Harry sought to create the event after attending the Warrior Games in the United States. In 2016, Michelle Obama helped open the Games in Orlando.

"Let the examples of service and resilience that you have seen inspire you to take action to improve something big or small, in your life, for your family or in your community," Prince Harry said during the closing ceremony. "It doesn't matter how big or small your step is โ€” just take it."


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