3. He’s a soccer fanatic.
Francis is an avid sports fan -- and he especially adores the San Lorenzo Football Club, his local team.
4.He gets down on the dance floor.
Prior to becoming a priest, Pope Francis had a girlfriend whom he loved to tango with on the dance floor.
5. He had a portion of his lung removed.
When he was 21, he suffered from a life-threatening bout of pneumonia, which caused him to have a portion of his lung removed. Basically, he’s walking around, ruling the Catholic Church, and inspiring people around the world...with just half a lung! How badass is that?
6. He's a man of the people.
When the Pope served as Archbishop of Buenos Aires, he insisted on traveling throughout the city using public transportation, rather than using taxis or a car service.
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