Steven Gerrard is sorry. So sorry his face has done this...
Gerrard today pic.twitter.com/BnQAdVYE8d— NiallHarbison (@NiallHarbison) March 22, 2015
Obviously Manchester United fans were ecstatic.
😂😂😂😂😂😂March 22, 2015
Especially as they won 2-1.
Then it was recreated in Lego and immortalised forever.
— Sam Wilkinson (@swilko1) March 23, 2015
Gerrard told Sky Sports: "I need to accept it; the decision was right.
"I've let down my team-mates and the fans. I take full responsibility. I don't know what caused it. Probably just a reaction to the initial tackle.
"I shouldn't say more about it really. I've just come out here to apologise to the dressing room and supporters."
Many called his apology "brave". Not as brave as this guy.
BRILLIANT: A Manchester United fan spotted in The Kop End today. pic.twitter.com/BCP7cDTgQX— BBC Sporf (@BBCSporf) March 22, 2015
But many noticed something sorely lacking from his apology.
Brave from Gerrard to take full responsibility for something he’s wholly responsible for! AND not apologise to Hererra! #MOTD2— Stephen McCullough (@stevey_mac) March 22, 2015
All the media are saying that Gerrard has apologised, but i watched his post match interview and not once did he apologise to Herrera.— United Stuff (@BadDefending) March 22, 2015
I did not hear Gerrard apologize for trying to injure another professional.— The Grateful Red (@gratefulred1) March 22, 2015
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers said: "Steven probably watched the first half and saw us not make a tackle and there was probably some frustration in there. He has apologised.
"He is a wonderful captain and came on hoping he could influence the game, but that was probably not the way he would have liked it.
"The players continued to fight to get something from the game and the man that Steven is, he has apologised, and we move on."
Gerrard will leave Liverpool for LA Galaxy at the end of the season.
And so we come to the only people who didn't find humour in the sending off. Liverpool fans...
You can't blame the ref today that was Gerrard's fault simple as that last season was a slip this year it was being an idiot has let us down— Mark Lumsden (@lfclumo) March 22, 2015
Gerrard let the whole club down with an incredible amount of selfishness. Trying to stamp on someone in an attempt to look hard. Idiot.— Mark Kelly (@TheeMarkKelly) March 22, 2015
@missjaydee23 First Half was Terrible Like just felt Gerrard let us down there too experienced for that! Stupidity 30 seconds or whatever— Pete Bates (@PeteBates_LFC) March 23, 2015
Positive out of today is that Gerrard can't be selected for the next 3 games, he's let himself down today, massively, cost us top 4.— David Hickman (@DavidHickman87) March 22, 2015
But there's still hope...
Steven Gerrard has saved us a million more times than he's let us down. He made a mistake today. Get over it....
He's our legend.— Liverpool Fans (@RedfansLFC) March 22, 2015
And meanwhile over at the KC Stadium...
26th Minute: Hull 0-2 Chelsea
28th Minute: Hull 2-2 Chelsea pic.twitter.com/CZ7DCRO6LG— BBC Sporf (@BBCSporf) March 22, 2015