Lakers guard Kobe Bryant spent most of this past season nursing an ailing achilles tendon, but he’s looking somewhat more spry now as evidenced by this soccer video out of Rio de Janeiro.
Bryant clearly enjoyed taking in the USA’s opening game win versus Ghana, giving a shout out to Clint Dempsey after he scored in the first minute of play.
— Kobe Bryant (@kobebryant) June 16, 2014
Bryant’s affection for the world’s most popular sport has been well documented, and he’s recently been hawking soccer cleats for Nike. Here he tosses neon-colored footwear to Spain’s Andrés Iniesta. Dude, where’s my other shoe?