Sylvester Stallone thanked Pope Francis for the meeting in the Vatican, the pontiff showed that he appreciates the Rocky films.
Having received the honorary citizenship of Gioia del Colle, Sylvester Stallone passed through the Vatican to be accepted Papa Francesco. They started talking and in a playful manner depicted a boxing match. Rocky.
Below you will find a video of Pope Francis imitating a punch, and then Stallone himself responding by clenching his fists.
Pope Francis meets with American actor Sylvester Stallone and his family for a private audience at the Vatican. pic.twitter.com/f9tLUScwfj
— Vatican News (@VaticanNews) September 8, 2023
Pope Francis said in a conversation with Sylvester Stallone:
We grew up watching your films.
Sylvester Stallone traveled to the Vatican with his entire family, thanking the Pope for welcoming him despite his many commitments.
Let us remember that Sylvester Stallone is only the latest Hollywood star who wanted to meet the Pope. In recent years, the likes of Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio have had the opportunity to speak with Pope Francis.
In particular, Leonardo DiCaprio discussed environmental issues with the pontiff, a topic with which they are both connected and actively involved.
You may also be interested in these news: