NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — President Barack Obama showed off his dance moves in Argentina, where he attended a state dinner in his honor with the first lady Wednesday night.

The president initially declined the invitation to the dance floor — multiple times — but eventually gave in. Wife Michelle Obama also joined in, pairing up with a male tango dancer.

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PHOTOS: Obama Does The Tango

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The tango dancers had been hired to provide the entertainment for the evening.

Here’s a picture of Obama obviously wishing he was dancing…

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Don’t you love it when things work out?

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