Barack Obama hosts Robbie Keane's LA Galaxy at White House

Robbie Keane (second from left) and Barack Obama (centre)
Robbie Keane (second from left) keeps his cool next to US president Barack Obama (centre)

Robbie Keane's stellar season at Major League Soccer club LA Galaxy has been further rewarded with a meeting with United States presidentexternal-link Barack Obama.

The Republic of Ireland striker, 34, and his club were honoured for their 2014 achievements in a ceremony at The White House on Monday.

Keane was named MLS Most Valuable Player after captaining Galaxy to the Western Conference title.

He then scored the extra-time winner in the 2014 MLS Cup final.

Keane joined Galaxy from Tottenham in 2011, following a career that has seen him play at Wolves, Leeds United, Inter Milan and Liverpool.

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