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sport news Maradona and Pele put rivalry aside for World Cup draw

Football legends collided at the Russia World Cup group stage draw on Friday, as the fixtures were set out ahead of next year's tournament.

A endless list of names were present - greats of the beautiful game both past and present turning out for the spectacle.

The biggest among them however, the two men who go down as the finest to have ever kicked a football.

Football legends Diego Maradona and Pele shared a special moment at the World Cup draw

Football legends Diego Maradona and Pele shared a special moment at the World Cup draw

The two icons of the game posed for pictures with Russian president Vladimir Putin

The two icons of the game posed for pictures with Russian president Vladimir Putin

Maradona spoke with Putin before assuming his position centre stage for the group draw

Maradona spoke with Putin before assuming his position centre stage for the group draw

Maradona was greeted by former Brazil captain Cafu ahead of the draw taking place

Maradona was greeted by former Brazil captain Cafu ahead of the draw taking place

Diego Maradona and Pele put their age-old rivalry aside at the Kremlin as they posed together for photographs, along with a host of other stars.

Brazil legend Pele and Argentina's darling Maradona are the first names thrown into the ring when the item of football's greatest of all time comes up.

Maradona was seen kissing the head of his legendary counterpart Pele, as the pair posed for photographs with Russian

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