Gooooal! Bo Obama Plays Soccer at the White House

Charles Dharapak/AP

updated 10/06/2011 AT 6:00 PM ET

originally published 10/07/2011 AT 10:00 AM ET

Let’s move! Bo Obama knows what to do.

When it comes to the First Dog, he’s just a chip off the old First Family block. With mom Michelle Obama spearheading physical fitness and healthy eating in her initiatives as First Lady, Bo has an accessible role model and has been following her lead.

During a youth sports clinic at the White House on Thursday, the Portuguese water dog got onto the field and got in some playtime with a soccer ball.

The energetic pooch took the ball in his mouth at one point and even got the First Lady’s trip director, Alan Fitts, to kick it around with him. That’s some fancy footwork!

Charles Dharapak/AP

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