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The day Saint and Greavsie made the Rumbelows cup draw with... Donald ! After the Liverpool legend's death, fans recall the surreal moment the future US President told the pair: 'I used to play... we call it soccer over here'

By Max Winters For Mailonline

Published: 12:40 GMT, 2 March 2021 | Updated: 12:40 GMT, 2 March 2021

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Ian St John and Jimmy Greaves entertained football fans throughout the 1980s and 90s with their Saint and Greavsie Saturday programme but it was a segment with one special guest that stands out among the highlights.

St John, the former Liverpool and Scotland striker who won two First Division titles and the FA Cup at Anfield, died on Monday at the age of 82.

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A hugely talented footballer, St John enjoyed a successful on-screen partnership with England legend Greaves following his retirement. Their programme ran for seven years from 1985, paving the way and setting the standard for light-hearted TV football programmes. 

Ian St John (back right) and Jimmy Greaves (right) made the Rumbelows Cup draw with future US President Donald Trump (left) in 1992

Ian St John (back right) and Jimmy Greaves (right) made the Rumbelows Cup draw with future US President Donald (left) in 1992

The pair travelled to New York City with Football League secretary David Dent (middle) to meet Trump at Trump Tower

The pair travelled to New York City with Football League secretary David Dent (middle) to meet at Tower

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But in 1992, the pair somehow travelled to New York City with Football League secretary David Dent to meet Donald .

In bizarre scenes, the future US President made the

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