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Pope Francis with members of the ‘Pope’s Team - Fratelli tutti’ in the Vatican’s Clementine Hall, Nov. 20, 2021. Vatican Media.

Holy Father Meets the "Pope’s Team" ahead of Friendly Soccer Match

Nov 20, 2021

The papal team includes Swiss Guards and migrants.

Pope Francis meets a delegation from the Italian soccer club Sampdoria Feb. 19, 2021. Credit: Vatican Media.

"The most beautiful victories are those you win as a team": Pope Francis to Soccer Players

Feb 19, 2021

Pope Francis said on Friday that participation in sports can help people to grow in holiness, stressing the importance of teamwork.