Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge ended up on the losing side in yesterday's entertaining FA Cup clash with Arsenal, and made no secret of his disappointment.
While many a criticism of a the modern day footballer is that they don't care enough, and after a defeat just head back to their pampered lifestyles, Sturridge showed that he was just as disappointed as any Liverpool supporter.
The 24-year-old had scored a sensational nine goals in the previous eight games, and certainly had opportunities to get on the scoresheet at the Emirates, failing to do so for the second time this season.
He posted the following message on social networking site Twitter, illustrating his disappointment:
Sturridge, by scoring in nine consecutive games could have set a club record, adding extra reason for him to be gutted at how the game panned out.
Boss Brendan Rodgers singled him out in his press conference for his backing, knowing how upset the striker was.
"He's a wonderful player, he'll be really disappointed because he had a chance to break a record today. He's had three chances that, for him, are big chances.
"He's always a threat, that's why you keep him on - his pace will always take him in there. He's disappointed and he's disappointed for the team as well because he takes on that responsibility.
"We could have easily had another five or six goals today, but we weren't as clinical. Daniel will be fine. He'll be disappointed because we've lost and he'll think he should have scored, but we'll refocus and go again next week."
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