The Liverpool striker was pictured in tears after Yaya Toure stepped up to fire home the winning penalty after Willy Caballero saved three spot-kicks from Lucas Leiva, Coutinho and Adam Lallana.
Sturridge did not end up taking a spot-kick and was clearly upset after the game as he collected his runners-up medal in the stands.
However, celebrity Arsenal fan and club shareholder Morgan was less than impressed with Sturridge’s reaction after the game.
Sturridge bottles taking a penalty then blubs like a baby.
Dear oh dear.
Even Giroud wouldn't do that.
— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) February 28, 2016
Is Sturridge messing? #manupFFS
— Joseph Barton (@Joey7Barton) February 28, 2016
Fernandinho had put Liverpool ahead shortly after half-time but Philippe Coutinho equalised with seven minutes left to play to force extra-time.
Liverpool must now dust themselves down as they prepare to face Manchester City once again – this time in the Premier League at Anfield on Wednesday night.
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