And, finally, after a Sunday of did-that-really-happen rapture and a Wednesday of WTF delight, came the news, unexpected and yet to be expected, that Liverpool Football Club were finally forced to report a loss. 

It had to come. The run had to end. The world and life, in its crushing stubbornness and inexorable way, regardless of romance nor the fairy tale, eventually catches up with juggernauts at some point. ..

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