Dennis Rodman Built His Own 'Popemobile'

Former NBA star and new diplomat Dennis Rodman was in Rome today, riding around town in a Mercedes-Benz SUV customised to resemble the Popemobile.

According to the Wall Street Journal, Rodman had the SUV modelled after one used by Pope Benedict XVI, but it’s not quite right:

In fact, Pope Benedict had just taken delivery of a newer, larger model in December. Still, Rodman’s┬áversion does look like┬áprevious official Popemobiles.

Here’s the most recent Mercedes-Benz Popemobile:

Pope Vehicle Mercedes PopeMobile

Photo: via Mercedes

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