Justin Trudeau Wore 'Star Wars' Socks To Meet Ireland's Prime Minister

05/05/2017 5:09 AM AEST | Updated 05/05/2017 7:54 AM AEST

The force is strong with Justin Trudeau.

The Canadian prime minister posted an Instagram story of himself wearing mismatched Star Wars socks during a meeting with Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny in Montreal on Thursday.

Trudeau presumably chose the R2-D2 and C-3PO socks because it’s May the Fourth, or “Star Wars Day.” 


Naturally, Star Wars fans on Twitter totally geeked out.

In the midst of it all, Trudeau himself responded with a closeup: 

His socks appear to be this $20 pair from sock company Stance...

Droid Star Wars socks, $20 at Stance.com

...and are not to be confused with these Trudeau-themed socks: 

Justin Trudeau crew socks, $12.95 at Amazon

The prime minister is known for his bold sock choices, which have included a skull pattern for a U.S. Chamber of Commerce meeting and maple leaf socks for Canada Day celebrations last year. 

The prime minister’s office said Trudeau’s tweets speak for themselves. Clearly, he’s a major fan. 

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