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Commercial shown in England instead of Steven Gerrard's World Cup goal

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Here in America, we're thrilled with our 1-1 tie against England in the World Cup opener.

The same can't be said for those across the pond. Adding to their frustration is the fact that a good portion of the viewing audience missed the Brits' only goal.

According to the BBC, viewers watching on ITV HD were treated to a commercial instead of Steven Gerrard's fourth-minute tally.

Yeah, I could see why that would tick off the good people of England.

The worst part is that it's happened before. Last year, a Tic-Tac commercial superseded the winning goal in a FA Cup match between Liverpool and Everton. 

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