The New England Patriots are visiting the White House in Washington D.C. to meet United States President Barack Obama, as is the tradition for every sports championship team in the U.S.
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The Patriots defeated the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl 49 after quarterback Tom Brady put on a heroic performance, but the future Hall of Famer decided not to join his teammates to meet the president.
Brady declined to go to the White House with the Patriots due to having a prior family commitment, but players who left the Patriots after their Super Bowl winning season showed up for the tour.
New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis and running back Stevan Ridley accompanied the Patriots along with New York Giants running back Shane Vereen.
The American president made a crack at the Patriots on their Deflate-gate controversy.
This joke received a thumbs down from Patriots head coach Bill Belichick and groans from some of the players.