Pope Francis smiles as he plays with a ball next to a member of the Harlem Globetrotters basketball team during the weekly audience in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican on May 6, 2015.
Giampiero Sposito—Reuters
By Justin Worland
May 6, 2015

The Harlem Globetrotters have a new star: Pope Francis.

Members of the exhibition basketball team presented the Pope with a custom jersey, showing the name “Pope Francis” and the number 90, on Wednesday at the Vatican, according to reports.

Team members showed off a few moves for the public waiting for an audience with the Pope before their own meeting.

Pope Francis isn’t the first Pope to hang out with the Globetrotters, who are in Italy as part of an international tour. Pope John Paul II met the team in 2000.

Write to Justin Worland at justin.worland@time.com.

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