With a 5-4 score, members of the group RBD won a friendly game against the President of Brazil, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, at his official residence, Palácio da Alvorada.
The Brazilian head of state kicked off the game, in which the band’s male members played against some of the president’s friends. And although the match ended up with a 2-2 tie, the Mexicans defeated the Brazilians with penalty kicks, obtaining a 1-point lead and the final victory.
While the men kicked the ball around, Anahí, Dulce María and Maité cheered their friends on. During this action-packed day, the very popular group auctioned off one of its guitars and made a contribution to the government’s Hambre Cero campaign, championed by Lula da Silva to help the poorest among the poor.
Before leaving, the young musicians handed the Brazilian leader a t-shirt of his country’s team bearing their signatures. He, in turn, congratulated them for the packed audiences they have attracted during their Celestial World Tour 2007 through several South American capitals.