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President Clinton Plays Soccer with Pelé on Trip to Brazil

In this photograph by Ralph Alswang, President Bill Clinton practices his soccer skills in front of soccer superstar Pelé on October 15, 1997. The soccer display took place following a speech by President Clinton at the Vila Olímpica da Mangueira School in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, a stop on an extensive tour Clinton took of South America. Born Edson Arantes do Nascimento, Pelé was at the time serving as Brazil's first minister of sports.
Ralph Alswang
Date of Work
October 15, 1997
William J. Clinton Presidential Library and Museum/NARA