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Dennis Rodman leads team to North Korea for match

6 January 2014 Last updated at 11:59 GMT

Retired US basketball player Dennis Rodman has arrived in North Korea along with a team ahead of a match to mark leader Kim Jong-un's birthday.

Rodman, who says he is friends with the young North Korean leader, said his aim was to "connect two countries".

State Department officials have made it clear Rodman does not represent the US.