Perhaps it's a sign that I never grew up and I'm trapped in a childish world of sadism (thanks, Internet!), but for me schadenfreude is almost as good as more conventional joys. And the ultimate in schadenfreude came came on April 27th, when a Steven Gerrard slip allowed Demba Ba to score and caused Liverpool's title hopes to disintegrate.
Now, Liverpool collapsing in hilarious fashion doesn't really make up for the fact that Chelsea didn't win anything either, but it's still pretty good, and it gets even better when you read the following quote.
It feels cruel, but the impact of that Chelsea game and what Gerrard has been through since cannot be ignored.
"You’re brave to ask about that. How do you think it was? You tell me," Gerrard replies.
"The worst day of your life?"
"There’s your answer," Gerrard says. "It’s probably been the worst three months of my life.
And here I was thinking the worst day of Steven Gerrard's life was when that DJ refused to play Phil Collins for him.