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An Irish Fan's Attempt To Get A Picture With Steven Gerrard Went Horrifically Wrong

An Irish Fan's Attempt To Get A Picture With Steven Gerrard Went Horrifically Wrong

Cork man Peter O'Leary is a life-long Liverpool fan, renowned for his unwavering - and according to those close to him, occasionally bordering on delusional - loyalty towards the Merseyside men.

We'll have to take their word for it.

Peter's holiday to Portugal took a 'one-for-the-grandchildren'-worthy twist on Wednesday night, when he and his friends bumped into some rather familiar faces and caused an unsavoury scene.

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Absolute tales.

To be fair to Stevie G (we'll say it before someone else does), he has never looked overly comfortable on a wet surface...

Peter's dream picture with his childhood (and let's face it, adulthood) icon was to slip away, and while the schoolyard bully-like taunts about not being able to 'hold his drink' will carry on for decades yet, he did clink glasses with some legitimate Liverpool legends.

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The guy is usually so cool he even managed to make Gary McAllister and Jamie Carragher look like a pair of unidentified fans.

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Are those matching watches?

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Cheers to Peter for being a good sport about such a delicate and soul-destroying incident.

Next year is your year, buddy.

Gavan Casey
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Former handwriting champion. Was violently bitten by a pelican at Fota Wildlife Park in 2001.

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