Dr. Jill Biden is leading the U.S. delegation to the Women's World Cup in Vancouver next week.
Joining Biden is former U.S. soccer star Mia Hamm and Cobi Jones, a three-time U.S. Men's World Cup player. Vice President Joe Biden, U.S. Ambassador to Canada Bruce Heyman and Evan Ryan, assistant secretary of State for educational affairs, round out the delegation.
Hamm is known for helping boost the popularity of women's soccer in the U.S. and was a founding member of the now-defunct Washington, D.C., professional women's team, the Freedom. Jones is a former professional player who is now an analyst for the Los Angeles Galaxy on Time Warner Cable SportsNet.
The U.S. faces Japan in the final game Sunday evening.