Washington Nationals first baseman Ryan Zimmerman delivers remarks before gifting President Trump with a Nationals jersey during a team visit to the White House following their World Series victory.
PRESIDENT DONALD J. TRUMP: Ever since the team came to Washington in 2005, Nats fans had dreamed of that incredible moment. After 14 years, only one player from the original team was left.
I know you don't--you have no idea who I'm talking about. And he's a great guy and he's a great, great player, and that's Ryan Zimmerman.
Come on, Ryan. Come on, Ryan. I have to get Ryan up here. And he had some great series. Thank you, Ryan.
RYAN ZIMMERMAN, WASHINGTON NATIONAL'S FIRST BASEMAN: Thank you, guys. What an unbelievable honor to be here, to be in front of you guys. This is stuff that you dream about. To see all the fans show up, the parade, look at this crowd here, you know, we couldn't of done it without you, so thank you guys so much. Mr. President, me and my teammates, first of all, would like to thank you for having us here. This is a--this is an incredible honor that I think all of us will never--will never forget.
And we'd also like to thank you for keeping everyone here safe in our country.
And continuing to make America the greatest country to live in the world.