Athletes send fond farewells to President Barack Obama after Tuesday's speech

President Barack Obama gave his farewell address to the nation Tuesday night. And just like many Americans, several athletes were moved by his touching speech. Many of the sports world's finest flocked to Twitter and Instagram to share their thoughts and memories of the Commander in Chief and his eight years of service.

Unlike many of us normal people, some of these athletes actually got a chance to meet Obama, so they had some pretty cool pictures to share as well.


Farewell to the greatest.

A photo posted by Simone Manuel (@swimone13) on


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A photo posted by Brittney Griner (@brittneyyevettegriner) on





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