• President Clinton Plays Soccer with Pelé on Trip to Brazil
    Ralph Alswang
    Presidential Visit
    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.