Sierra Leonean professional soccer player Kei Kamara visited the White House on July 18, 2023, ahead of the MLS All Stars and Arsenal preseason match on July 19, 2023.
Kamara met with President Joe Biden and other White House officials, and he spoke about the importance of soccer in uniting people from different backgrounds.
Kamara is a two-time MLS All-Star and has played for several MLS teams, including the Columbus Crew, New England Revolution, Colorado Rapids, and Vancouver Whitecaps.
He is also a former member of the Sierra Leone national team.
The MLS All Stars and Arsenal match is a major event in the soccer world and it will be played at Audi Field in Washington, D.C., and it is expected to draw a large crowd.
The match is a chance for MLS players to showcase their skills against one of the top teams in the world and Kamara has expressed excitement to be part of the MLS All Stars and he is looking forward to the match against Arsenal.
He believes that the match will be a great opportunity for MLS players to show the world what they are capable of.
Here are some additional details about the White House visit:
Kamara met with President Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris.
He also met with Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo.
He also spoke about his experience as a refugee from Sierra Leone.
Here are some additional details about the MLS All Stars and Arsenal match:
The match is being played in honor of the 25th anniversary of MLS.
The MLS All Stars are made up of the best players from all 28 MLS teams.
Arsenal is one of the most successful clubs in the history of English soccer.
The match is expected to draw a crowd of over 70,000 people.