Manchester United fans troll Steven Gerrard

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It's safe to say that April 27 isn't a date that Steven Gerrard will be too fond of. You're probably all aware, but we will explain why nonetheless. 

Two years ago today, Gerrard slipped on the field of play at Anfield allowing Chelsea striker Demba Ba to score a very, very important goal. 

Ultimately, that slip has gone down as the moment that cost Liverpool the Premier League title back in the 2013/14 season. 


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Under Brendan Rodgers, with talismanic Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez leading the way, Liverpool were in relentless form and it appeared that nothing would stop them in the pursuit of success. 

But they were wrong. One defining moment completely changed the dynamic of the title race and the Reds once again failed to secure that elusive honour. 

Gerrard has since departed Merseyside - he is currently plying his trade in the US at LA Galaxy - but there's every chance that his disastrous slip will haunt him for the rest of his life.  

Unsurprisingly, with social media as high-profile as it is right now, Manchester United fans have well and truly reminded Liverpool's former captain of that day in west London. 

Red Devils supporters, who have watched their side win the Premier League title on 13 separate occasions, have duly trolled Gerrard on Twitter. 

Here are the best tweets 

Gerrard hurt 

Following that fateful day at Stamford Bridge, Gerrard opened up and admitted that it was a 'cruel' moment. 

As per the Daily Mail, the ex-Liverpool skipper stated: "It was cruel. I haven’t lost my man at a set piece. I haven’t missed a penalty. I haven’t made a bad pass or a mistake. Every single person on the planet slips at some point in their life, whether it is on a set of stairs, on the floor or whatever.

"For me, it happened on the pitch at a really bad moment. But, you know, over the course of 38 games, a lot happens for you and against you and that determines whether you win the league or not. But that happened at a really crucial time and I have to face that.

"Football isn’t always going to be celebrations, highs and winning things and stuff like that. When you’re fighting for things at this level there are always going to be heartbreaks and disappointments and the last three months have been a massive disappointment, probably the worst of my life.

"When you’re captain of this team, you can’t afford to feel sorry for yourself or mope around. Everyone in this group looks to me to see what sort of mood I’m in; to see how I am behaving round the place moving forward so I have to shake it off pretty quick."

Was Gerrard's slip the funniest incident in Premier League history? Have your say in the comments section below! 

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