Football can be a harsh environment for top players.
You're only ever one mistake away from being chastised by thousands of strangers on social media and in some of the worst-case scenarios, it can even derail their career.
HITC decided to take a look at this phenomenon by identifying the biggest 'laughing stock' in football for every year between 2004 and 2019.
While we don't agree with every single decision, they've done a brilliant job at showing the players that had a calendar year so bad that they could never outrun the criticism.
So, from the inevitable John Terry and Steven Gerrard slips to some more obscure examples, check out the players who've been given the toughest time over the past decade and a half.
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2004 - Nwankwo Kanu
How could an 'Invincible' possibly make the list in 2004? Barely earning the medal at Arsenal, scoring just one goal in 12 months and producing one of the worst misses in Premier League history is how.
2005 - Peter Crouch
Going 22 matches without a goal after his dream Liverpool move and missing a penalty that he took away from Steven Gerrard made Crouch quite the punchline in 2005.
2006 - Marco Materazzi
Perhaps one of the more debatable picks here, but HITC's decision-making lies with the inescapable meme status of Materazzi being repeatedly head-butted by Zinedine Zidane.
2007 - David Nugent
Imagine being signed by Portsmouth for £6 million and then your manager tries to ship you to Derby County - literally the worst Premier League team in history - just one month later.
2008 - John Terry
Do we even need to explain this one?
2009 - Felipe Melo
Again, a potential reach here but the Brazilian midfielder was given plenty of stick after 'signing' for Arsenal and then changing his mind at the last minute with a Juventus move.
2010 - Robert Green
Green watched his status as England's number one dissolve in front of his eyes with an absolute howler against the USA and was forced to watch David James play in his place from there on in.
2011 - Fernando Torres
Oh dear, oh dear. It took three months for Torres to score his first Chelsea goal despite arriving for £50 million and he only scored three league goals all calendar year. Lest we forget that horrific miss at Old Trafford either.
2012 - Nicklas Bendtner
Aside from completely flopping in his bizarre move to Juventus, Bendtner was also arrested and then heavily fined for flashing Paddy Power boxers at Euro 2012.
2013 - Marouane Fellaini
Sure, the Belgian midfielder turned out to be half decent at Old Trafford, but he was nothing short of a laughing stock during his first and worst season with United.
2014 - Steven Gerrard
We have no inklings with this choice. No clue. Any ideas?
2015 - Radamel Falcao
Falcao scored a whopping two goals for United in 2015, the first of which barely counting on New Year's Day, and the Colombian went on to stink out Stamford Bridge with just a single goal.
2016 - Joe Hart
This is where everything fell apart for Hart. After enduring a nightmarish Euro 2016, the Englishman was booted out of Manchester City by Pep Guardiola and was a whole load of average with Torino.
2017 - Jack Rodwell
Why? Because a 4-0 win at Crystal Palace brought attention to the fact he'd gone 1,370 days without winning a football match he started in.
2018 - Loris Karius
That night in Kiev will probably haunt the German for the rest of his career, proving badly at fault for goals from Karim Benzema and Gareth Bale in a Champions League final defeat.
2019 - Alexis Sanchez
After scoring one whole goal for United in this calendar year, Sanchez teased a revival at Inter Milan but proceeded to be sent off after scoring his first goals in Italy.News Now - Sport News