President Obama plays soccer with Japanese robot because why not

The robot takeover is upon us. Run for your lives. IT’S HAPPENING!

Alright, alright, not exactly. Maybe robots will take over the world one day, but thankfully we’re not there yet.

We are, however, now living in an age where a robot has a better first touch than the President of the United States. Sorry, Barack, but this Japanese masterpiece has you beat:

You might want to keep your day job, Mr. President.


Leave it to the always-creative Japanese to put together a quirky game show challenging Lionel Messi to penalty kicks against a laser-guided, lightning-quick robot goalkeeper.

As you would expect from the best player of all time, Messi got the better end of the challenge, but not before the robot denied the Argentinian’s first couple attempts of! Check it out.