Bryant visits Soweto, attends U.S. game
JOHANNESBURG -- On his first trip to Africa, Kobe Bryant looked very much at home Sunday -- bantering with teen athletes in Soweto, using his trilingual skills with the World Cup press corps, and displaying a keen knowledge of international soccer.
Bryant, fresh off an NBA championship with the Los Angeles Lakers, grew up playing soccer as a boy in Italy and has never lost his affection for the game.
His favorite player? Didier Drobga, the powerful forward of now-eliminated ...
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