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ESPN FC  By ESPN staff

Diego Maradona's World Cup 2018 draw appearance stole the show

Diego Maradona's booking as one of the football greats to assist with the 2018 World Cup draw drew headlines when it was announced, and he didn't disappoint when the event at the State Kremlin Palace in Moscow went ahead.

Maradona's gold bowtie was the big style talking point on the red carpet when he arrived with partner Rocio Oliva.

But even his neckwear couldn't compete with the outfit worn by his companion as he entered the stage for the draw.

Something clearly shocked him during the draw -- possibly Gary Lineker's cheesy "Hand of God" reference.

It felt like destiny when Maradona drew old foes England (plus, check out the watch on each wrist).

The Argentina legend put national rivalries aside to share a joke with Brazil great Cafu.

He shared a touching moment with another Brazilian as he greeted a wheelchair-bound Pele after the ceremony.

Deciding the fate of 32 nations at a World Cup is thirsty work, and Maradona toasted his success with Vladimir Putin.

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