TWEET: This poor Aston Villa fan went to serious lengths just to see his team get hammered today 5 years ago

TWEET: This poor Aston Villa fan went to serious lengths just to see his team get hammered today

Nothing beats the excitement of watching your team play live...

Especially when the anticipation has been building across a 25hour plus journey from your native land of Australia.

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Steve Ladgrove was buzzing when he touched down in Birmingham ahead of his second ever Aston Villa game today, and he made sure to let Twitter know how excited he was feeling...

The last thing he would have expected was for his side to get beaten so badly that his tweet went viral in one of the cruelest cases of schadenfreude that we've ever seen.

Villa even sent him a nice message. They could do with sending him an apology now...

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Villa centre-half Joleon Lescott has also come under fire after posting a picture of his fancy car this morning. Villa fans are understandably disappointed that their ticket money goes into funding the car collection of rubbish footballers.