Former NBS star Dennis Rodman and a group of basketball players arrived in North Korea on Monday to participate in a basketball game for Kim Jong Un’s birthday.
This is Rodman’s fourth trip to the country since last February when he met with the North Korean leader after traveling to the country with an HBO film crew.
Rodman said his reason for going was to “bring peace to the world” again reiterating that he is only an athlete.
Disregarding the North Korean leader’s political philosophy, Rodman said Kim Jong Un has always been “a nice guy to me.”
"Whatever he does political-wise, that's not my job,” Rodman said. “I'm just an athlete, an individual who wants to go over there and play something for the world. That's it."