A Twitter account which says its aim is to highlight 'FIFA corruption' has claimed to have correctly predicted the Champions League draw before it happened.

The draw for the last 16 ties occurred this morning, with the likes of former Barcelona and Real Madrid star Figo helping to draw the names out of the hat.

It turned out to be a good morning for the likes of Chelsea and Manchester United, who drew Galatasaray and Olympiakos respectively, while Arsenal and Manchester United were left ruing their luck after they drew Bayern Munich and Barcelona.

However the Twitter account @uefacorruption emerged on the social media site to cry foul, and purportedly posted each tie 24 hours before the draw was made.

The account instantly garnered followers, moving from hundreds to over 20,00 in lest than 12 hours as conspiracy theories swept Twitter

Sadly, the account appears to be a hoax however, with many claiming that all permutations were tweeted, before the incorrect posts were deleted.

It follows a similar-style hoax that captured attention during the World Cup draw earlier this month, where a mysterious account seemed to correctly predict every group for the tournament in Brazil next summer.

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