President Obama Jokes About Post-White House Dream Gig

He says he would like to host ESPN SportsCenter’s Top 10.

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President Barack Obama during the National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony near the White House, Dec. 6, 2013

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Although he has a few more years in his second term, President Barack Obama is beginning to open up about plans after the White House. And one thing the avid sports fan would like to do is to become an ESPN anchor.

He reportedly made the statement to Disney executive Robert Iger, whose company includes the all-sports channel, during a recent dinner, according to USA Today, which cites a report at the Hollywood Reporter.

"At least I know what I want to do when I retire … host ESPN SportsCenter's Top 10 list," Obama joked. The remark came after a wide-ranging discussion that touched on issues of piracy and Iran, the report shows.

Read more at USA Today.

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