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Twitter reaction to Steven Gerrard's red card 40 seconds after kick-off against Manchester United

The reaction to the sending off of Steven Gerrard in just 40 seconds to kick off was anything but underwhelming except for most of us, leaving out the Liverpool fans, of course.

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Steven Gerrard reacts after being sent off in the second-half

40 seconds is all that was needed for Steven Gerrard to be sent off during Liverpool's 1-2 loss to Manchester United.

It was definitely not what any of us were anticipating to see when Gerrard came on as a substitute for Adam Lallana in the second half, but a stamp on Ander Herrera meant that the English midfielder would be playing the shortest game of his English Premier League career as he was given a straight red by referee Martin Atkinson.

The reaction to the sending off was anything but underwhelming for most of us, leaving out the Liverpool fans, of course.

Here are the some of the funniest and most interesting tweets on the incident:














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