Rey Decerega Identified As The One Who Injured Obama

By on Nov 27, 2010 in Current Events, United States, World Comments
President Barack Obama
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Earlier report said that President Barack Obama injured his lip during a pick-up game of basketball on Friday at Fort McNair, Washington DC.

The person whose elbow injured President Obama‘s lip was identified as Rey Decerega. He works for the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute.

According to reports, Obama was treated and was given 12 stitches by the White House Medical Unit in his upper lip after being hit by Decerega‘s elbow during the game.

Decerega said in a statement released by the White House that he enjoys playing basketball with President Obama and that Obama will surely be back out on the court again soon.

“I learned today the president is both a tough competitor and a good sport,” Deceraga also said in the statement.

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