President Barack Obama has made his fandom of the Chicago Bears well known over the years. In 2011, he even honored the 1985 NFL champions at the White House. The Bears did not get a presidential ceremony after the Space Shuttle Challenger exploded two days after their 46-10 victory over the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XX. While Obama admires Mike Ditka’s ability to bring a title to Chicago as the Bears’s sideline leader, “Da Coach” apparently doesn’t reciprocate those feelings when it comes to Obama’s abilities in the Oval Office.

Ditka went on WABC’s The Bernie & Sid Show on Thursday and told the hosts that “Obama’s the worst president we’ve ever had.”

“Barack Obama’s a fine man,” Ditka said of the former Illinois State Senator. “I mean, he’s pleasant. He would be great to play golf with. He’s not a leader. This country needs leadership. It needs direction. It needs somebody that steps up front. We need somebody like Ronald Reagan. Every once in a while you’re gonna get punched in the chops but you keep going forward. That’s all there is to it.”

In case you’re wondering which present candidate Ditka supports, it’s Donald Trump.

“The people that hate him, hate him, but people like him because he says things that resonate with what they think,” Ditka said on WABC Thursday. “If I were to vote tomorrow, I’d probably vote for Trump.”

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Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) speaks during a news conference in Washington, U.S., May 26, 2016. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY (Joshua Roberts/Reuters)

Ditka said in 2013 that not running against Obama in the 2004 Illinois Senate race was the “biggest mistake I’ve ever made.

“I admit I was a little worried,” Obama told Ditka during the ’85 Bears’s 2011 White House visit. “I glad you didn’t run because I have to say I would have been terrible on ESPN.”

Ditka isn’t the only member of the ’85 Bears who isn’t a fan of Obama. Former defensive tackle Dan Hampton did not attend the 2011 White House ceremony celebrating the 1985 Bears, saying “I’m not a fan of the guy in the White House.

Even though being president of the United States requires thick skin, having members of your favorite team speak out against you has to hurt.