Pope has sport-heavy day with FIFA chief, Italy-Argentine national rugby teams

Pope Francis is meeting with the head of FIFA and members of the Italian and Argentine national rugby teams.

Francis told the rugby players in town for a match on Saturday that theirs was a "tough" sport but one without violence, where individual and team greatness complement one another.

Also Friday, Francis met with the head of FIFA Joseph Blatter.

The soccer-mad Francis, a longtime member of his beloved San Lorenzo club in Buenos Aires, has amassed an impressive collection of soccer jerseys as gifts from visiting teams and players.