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

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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.