The gods have recognised that he's been heading this way for some time, what with his matey relationship with Iain Paisley, his blossoming friendship with the Queen of England (or as Gerry Adams used to call her, Mrs. Windsor) and his fondness for the game of cricket.
Martin McGuinness drew out England in his office World Cup draw. And Twitter loves it. Any dissidents out there are probably more disgusted than ever...
Cannot be serious!! In office draw for the World Cup I drew....... pic.twitter.com/rPkmtI5wa5
— Martin McGuinness (@M_McGuinness_SF) June 4, 2014