President Rodrigo Roa Duterte shows his support for the Gilas Pilipinas as he watches the Philippines men’s national basketball team go up against Italy at the Foshan International Sports and Cultural Center in Guangdong on August 31, 2019.

The Philippines men's national basketball team, Gilas Pilipinas, sings the Philippine National Anthem during the team's first game against Italy at the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 in Guangdong on August 31, 2019. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte was among thousands of spectators who showed support for the team at the prestigious international tournament. VALERIE ESCALERA/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
The Philippines men’s national basketball team, Gilas Pilipinas, sings the Philippine National Anthem during the team’s first game against Italy at the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 in Guangdong on August 31, 2019. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte was among thousands of spectators who showed support for the team at the prestigious international tournament. VALERIE ESCALERA/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte shows his support for the Gilas Pilipinas as he watches the Philippines men's national basketball team go up against Italy at the Foshan International Sports and Cultural Center in Guangdong on August 31, 2019. With the President are People's Republic of China Vice President Wang Qishan and Senator Christopher Lawrence Go. VALERIE ESCALERA/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte shows his support for the Gilas Pilipinas as he watches the Philippines men’s national basketball team go up against Italy at the Foshan International Sports and Cultural Center in Guangdong on August 31, 2019. With the President are People’s Republic of China Vice President Wang Qishan and Senator Christopher Lawrence Go. VALERIE ESCALERA/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte shows his support for the Gilas Pilipinas as he watches the Philippines men's national basketball team go up against Italy at the Foshan International Sports and Cultural Center in Guangdong on August 31, 2019. With the President are People's Republic of China Vice President Wang Qishan and Senator Christopher Lawrence Go. VALERIE ESCALERA/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte shows his support for the Gilas Pilipinas as he watches the Philippines men’s national basketball team go up against Italy at the Foshan International Sports and Cultural Center in Guangdong on August 31, 2019. With the President are People’s Republic of China Vice President Wang Qishan and Senator Christopher Lawrence Go. VALERIE ESCALERA/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is accompanied by People's Republic of China Vice President Wang Qishan as he watches the basketball match of Gilas Pilipinas against Italy during the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 game at the Foshan International Sports and Cultural Center in Guangdong on August 31, 2019. With the President is Senator Christopher Lawrence Go. SIMEON CELI/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is accompanied by People’s Republic of China Vice President Wang Qishan as he watches the basketball match of Gilas Pilipinas against Italy during the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 game at the Foshan International Sports and Cultural Center in Guangdong on August 31, 2019. With the President is Senator Christopher Lawrence Go. SIMEON CELI/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte waves to the spectators watching FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 prior to the start of the game of the Philippines men's national basketball team, Gilas Pilipinas, against Italy at the Foshan International Sports and Cultural Center in Guangdong on August 31, 2019. SIMEON CELI/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte waves to the spectators watching FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 prior to the start of the game of the Philippines men’s national basketball team, Gilas Pilipinas, against Italy at the Foshan International Sports and Cultural Center in Guangdong on August 31, 2019. SIMEON CELI/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is given a warm welcome by People's Republic of China Vice President Wang Qishan upon his arrival at the Foshan International Sports and Cultural Center in Guangdong to watch the basketball match of Gilas Pilipinas against Italy during the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 game on August 31, 2019.  SIMEON CELI/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is given a warm welcome by People’s Republic of China Vice President Wang Qishan upon his arrival at the Foshan International Sports and Cultural Center in Guangdong to watch the basketball match of Gilas Pilipinas against Italy during the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 game on August 31, 2019. SIMEON CELI/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is accompanied by People's Republic of China Vice President Wang Qishan as he watches the basketball match of Gilas Pilipinas against Italy during the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 game at the Foshan International Sports and Cultural Center in Guangdong on August 31, 2019. With the President is Senator Christopher Lawrence Go. SIMEON CELI/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is accompanied by People’s Republic of China Vice President Wang Qishan as he watches the basketball match of Gilas Pilipinas against Italy during the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 game at the Foshan International Sports and Cultural Center in Guangdong on August 31, 2019. With the President is Senator Christopher Lawrence Go. SIMEON CELI/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO