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Kaka exchanges jersey with Lightning captain Steven Stamkos

by Staff Writer / Tampa Bay Lightning

Brazilian soccer star Kaka used his night off from Orlando SC to serve as the Tampa Bay Lightning's "#BoltsSocial Captain" for Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Final against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Amalie Arena on Wednesday.

The Lightning social media initiative brings athletes with ties to the Tampa area to a Lightning home game. Celebrity social captains share their experience on Twitter using the hashtags #BoltsSocial and #GoBolts.

Kaka kicked off his stint as captain with an age-old soccer tradition, exchanging jerseys with Lightning captain Steven Stamkos prior to the game.

Kaka wasn't the only sports figure cheering on the Lightning. Also in attendance were WWE wrestlers Sheamus, a St. Augustine, Fla., resident, and Titus O'Neil, who was born in Boynton Beach, Fla., and played football at the University of Florida.

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