With the decision on which city will host the 2016 Olympics coming Friday, the four finalists -- Madrid, Tokyo, Rio de Janeiro and Chicago -- have been pulling out all the stops, including sending notable locals to the IOC meeting in Copenhagen. Here's a few famous faces who have popped up.
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Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva
The Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva said Brazil wants to "show that the world that yes we can, we can do it," when making one last plea for his country to get the bid.
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Madrid mayor Alberto Ruiz-Gallardon told reporters he was feeling nervous about his city's chances at the 2016 bid.
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King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia
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The television talk show host perhaps gained the most attention in Copenhagen. According to reports, even the secretary of the head of the Rio de Janeiro bid stopped for a picture with her.
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If Chicago had Oprah, Rio de Janeiro had one of the best soccer players to ever put a pair of cleats on. Pele posed with everyone from schoolchildren to board members.
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The Brazilian swimmer promised a new generation of Brazilians was set to welcome the world to his country.
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The retired NBA star flew over to Copenhagen with David Robinson, taking time to pose with passengers at the airport as well as in Denmark.
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Governor Shintaro Ishihara
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Brandi Chastain, Nastia Liukin, Michael Johnson
What do you get when you put a retired soccer star, a retired track star and a gold-medalist Olympian in a fun run?
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Yu Miyahara and Ayuka Tanioka
Japanese table tennis players Yu Miyahara and Ayuka Tanioka touch a globe during a press conference in Copenhagen.
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