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27 Times You Saw The Hand Of God And Might Have Not Realized It

We've been blessed by it since 1986.

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1. This was the first time we had the pleasure to see it in action.

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2. And since then we've obsessed over every time the hand touches a soccer ball.

Majestic.
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Majestic.

3. Buuuuut the hand of God has also been all over the place.

And proud to be so.
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And proud to be so.

4. It did this.

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5. It reminded everyone that it is still the one and only hand of God.

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6. It told haters to be quiet.

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7. It was very serious and thoughtful.

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8. It also acknowledged the powers from above.

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9. And they both had a little chat.

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10. It branched out into other sports.

Because, why not?
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Because, why not?

11. It hung out with Maradona's father and it was adorable.

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12. And was just happy.

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13. SO. DAMN. HAPPY.

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14. Yup, still number one over here.

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15. It gave confidence when Argentine players most needed it.

Because the hand of God has been there too.
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Because the hand of God has been there too.

16. And was solemnly not happy with what was happening on the field.

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17. It was always polite and says hi to all its fans.

*HAAAAAAIII*
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*HAAAAAAIII*

18. "Over here, I'm the hand of God, nice to meet you."

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19. And it's hard not to die of excitement if it ever points at you.

#Blessed
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#Blessed

20. It knows how to let loose and celebrate.

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21. But also feels all the feelings.

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22. It proved to everyone that soccer is where it belongs.

It's like soccer balls are attracted to it or something... Magnetic connection!
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It's like soccer balls are attracted to it or something... Magnetic connection!

23. Although it could *maybe* be great at boxing too.

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24. Who's number one? This hand over here.

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25. After all these years, it is still cool as hell.

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26. You're the best, hand of God, you're the best.

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27. End of this discussion.

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