It almost defies belief, but then again, sports were made for this kind of thing.
After finding themselves dead last after eight rounds of the 2015/2016 A-League season, Adelaide United have taken the Premier’s Plate for the first time since the A-League’s opening season in 2005/2006.
Lawrence Thomas is never paying for a beer in Adelaide again!??????????
Posted by Hyundai A-League on Saturday, 9 April 2016
Cue celebrations for the lads in red, courtesy of their usually bitter Victorian rivals:
— Bruce Djite (@BDjite) April 9, 2016
What a moment, what a feeling! pic.twitter.com/k4Ww8q75Pg
— Stefan Mauk (@StefanMauk) April 9, 2016
What a victory . Proud of this group. Vamos carajo!!!?????? pic.twitter.com/8NzrEoWbXV
— Marcelo Carrusca (@chelocarrusca) April 8, 2016
Of course, this is just the end of a (dream-like) regular season; with their top-placed league finish, Adelaide will go into the post-season with a guaranteed home grand final.