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From the Ford Library Museum:

It’s time for the 2014 World Cup!
This year Brazil is hosting the tournament. Football great Edson Arantes Nascimento, better known as Pelé, helped lead the Brazilian national team to three World Cup victories in 1958, 1962, and 1970.
Pelé met with President Ford in the Rose Garden on June 28, 1975, and gave him some pointers on how to juggle a soccer ball.

Image description:

From the Ford Library Museum:

It’s time for the 2014 World Cup!

This year Brazil is hosting the tournament. Football great Edson Arantes Nascimento, better known as Pelé, helped lead the Brazilian national team to three World Cup victories in 1958, 1962, and 1970.

Pelé met with President Ford in the Rose Garden on June 28, 1975, and gave him some pointers on how to juggle a soccer ball.

2014 FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour Meetup

From the State Department:

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Are you active on social media? Would you like the opportunity to be a part of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour?

Apply to join us on Monday, April 14 for the Department of State Meetup at www.state.gov/social. The application period closes April 9 at 2:30PM EDT so apply now!