Passersby were wide-eyed when they saw Ugandan President Museveni playing football on a roadside. The president first tossed the ball into the air without hesitation before juggling it for minutes in his office shoes.
The big show began when the president saw a crowd of children playing football and decided to add his leg to the march.
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Onlookers became even more jolted when he exhibited masterly skills, tossing the ball with ease like he does it everyday.
The latest show of football skills by the Ugandan president, Yoweri Museveni is not the first time he has shown his country that he can be like Messi or Christana Ronaldo.
In his autobiography called Sowing the Mustard Seed, Ugandan President Museveni said soccer game is one his most preferred hobbies.
One time, Museveni ordered his convoy to stop on their way to Entebbe where he was to launch the Elders Forum at Imperial Resort Hotel to play football with children.
UN chief Ban Ki-moon and Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni also participated in a football match to highlight the plight of war crime victims.
Of late, the president has been pulling stunts and this is the freshest known one. And of course, his theatrics are always funny, drawing fans especially on social media platforms with many sharing their impressions about him.
Sometime ago, he was caught in photos as he was making a roadside call which attracted funny memes across the region.
Many suggested that Museveni needed privacy and his tinted car was clashing with the signal quality.
A lot others said he wanted to make a private call that he didn’t want his bodyguards to hear what he was saying and the person he was talking to.
In fact, M7 challenge began trending on Twitter after the picture of Uganda President Yoweri Museveni’s roadside phone call hit online.
Even Kisumu Deputy Governor Ruth Odinga was caught in a similar position while she presided over the donation of 150 bicycles to students of Bar Union Secondary School in Seme subcounty. It wasn’t clear if it was done intentionally but the picture was caught when Ruth sat on a plastic chair along Kisumu-Siaya road and spoke on the phone for more than 30 minutes.