“Champions of American football”

Zhu Rongji visits Denver Broncos 1999
Chinese Premier Zhu Rongji, middle, tries his hand at throwing a football at the Denver Broncos football team headquarters facility Saturday, April 10, 1999, during a day-long visit to Denver. At left is Colorado Governor Bill Owens and at right is Zhu’s wife Lao An.

Chinese Premier Zhu Rongji visits the Paul D. Bowlen Memorial Broncos Centre as part of a nine-day U.S. tour to promote trade with China. The Premier requested the visit as one of the highlights of his trip, and said, “It is a pleasure to visit the home of the Broncos. They are the champions of American football.”