"President Obama briefly played soccer with a robot during his visit to Japan on Thursday. The President has been emphasizing technology along with security concerns during his visit."
Actually, Obama didn't play soccer, more like the robot passed the soccer ball to Obama and he controlled it. And Obama looks like this touch isn't too bad, even though the ball gets a bit too far out in front of him, he did tried to control the ball with the inside of his foot. Not too bad Mr. President. You've got the right idea, just need to practice.
Obama is actually pretty familiar with the game of soccer - see these posts below: