Apparently, there was an important game at Anfield on Sunday. Liverpool drew 2-2 against Chelsea as Rafael Benitez returned to his former stomping ground, but as always, Luis Suarez stole all the headlines by biting Branislav Ivanovic's shoulder in the second half.
It's not Suarez's first time flirting with controversy at Liverpool, of course, and it's not even his first time biting an opponent. Back in Ajax, Suarez earned the nickname "The Cannibal" for biting PSV Eindhoven's Otman Bakkal.
But this latest episode in Suarez's crazy antics in the Liverpool shirt must upstage all of his previous incidents, and true to our expectations, Twitter exploded with all the wit and outrage we could hope for after the bite.
Let's not forget that Suarez, ever the headline-hogger, scored a last-gasp equalizer for the Reds in the 96th minute. So here's Jim Proudfoot with the zinger...
Jim Proudfoot @JimProudfoot
Out of the jaws of defeat...4/21/2013, 4:54:47 PM
Of course, the fact that biting an opponent is such an incomprehensible act led Forbes' Zach Slaton to ponder about the exact psychology happening in Suarez's mind...
Zach Slaton @the_number_game
Sports psychologists everywhere: Please explain why athletes like Suarez & Tyson bite their opponents. Gotta be something psychological.4/21/2013, 4:31:36 PM
Then there's ESPNFC's James Tyler quoting the legendary Brian Clough on the principles of football. Or maybe not.
James Tyler @JamesTylerESPN
"If God wanted us to play football with our teeth, he would have made the ball out of ground beef." -- not Brian Clough4/21/2013, 4:32:34 PM
With Suarez likely to get a suspension and no obvious striker to replace him, Brendan Rodgers might have a bit of a selection toothache.4/21/2013, 4:28:50 PM
But the Daily Mail's Adam Crafton took a slightly more serious interpretation of proceedings:
Adam Crafton @AdamCrafton_
The FA should be handing out a punishment, but it's time football clubs started self-regulating more. Suarez's actions now indefensible.4/21/2013, 5:01:52 PM
Liverpool writer Paul Tomkins also wondered whether Suarez should be sold...
Paul Tomkins @paul_tomkins
Tempted to say if an offer for £50m #LFC should bite their hands off. But that'd be a 7 game ban too4/21/2013, 4:42:34 PM
Bleacher Report's own Stuart Latimer guessed that this might actually have been a calculated move on Suarez's part to enable a summer transfer...
Stuart Latimer Esq. @UltraStarTime
Suarez chomping at the bit for a transfer? Horrible man, knew what he was doing, no other explanation, makes his exit easier for all parties4/21/2013, 5:31:38 PM
Meanwhile, #PlayersOnTheSuarezMenu started trending with fans offering up variations of footballers' names as delicacies...
Arsenal FC @FFArsenal
#PlayersOnTheSuarezMenu Bacary Lasagne4/21/2013, 5:08:02 PM
But ultimately, incidents like this just shouldn't take the limelight away from any game. Here's @Get_Goal_Side reminding us of the greater issues facing us football fans:
Get Goal Side @Get_Goal_Side
Guys let's not overlook the fact that Mancini put Lescott up front earlier. Cheers.4/21/2013, 5:13:30 PM
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