Here's one to astound and baffle my soccer-ignoramus readers.
Last night I was utterly engrossed in, and then ecstatically celebrated, a magnificent 1-0 loss by my favourite football team.
That's right, a magnificent 1-0 loss.
Even the new Yank owner got it.
Liverpool certainly made an impression on their new owners, who bought a 62 per cent stake in the club last month.
“It was my first time to Anfield and everything I’d heard was true,” Hicks said. “It was a special night for all the fans, a wonderful occasion. I’d heard so much about the fans, but that was spectacular. I’ve seen a lot of sporting events all around the world, but nothing that comes close to that.”