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Lunchtime distraction: Diego Maradona, soccer great, caricature

Mar 23, 2012, 12:44 PM EDT

Diego Maradona

You cannot stop the greatness of this video bit from Kick YouTube channel; you can only hope to contain it.

In no particular order, there is …

Diego Maradona’s massive gut.

Diego Maradona, after all these years, meeting the man he skinned so famously on that goal back in 1986.

The tense moments that ensue. (Yeah, they’re all man-huggy and whatever, but you just know that Englishman wants to take this tubby little fellow out back and open up a serious can. I mean, this has to be the most-watched goal in the history of the world, and he is on the wrong side of it.)

Maradona showing he still has some skills. Serious skills.

Maradona, who really has become a caricature of himself in middle age, puffing on a freakin’ cigar as he walks onto the practice field. Classic!

In so many ways, there really is only one Diego Maradona.

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