Why Arsenal Are The Football Equivalent Of Ralph Wiggum's Broken Heart

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"Watch this, Lise. You can actually pinpoint the second when his heart rips in half."

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Ralph's wrenching despair at being rejected by Lisa on live TV, played frame-by-painful-frame on the Simpsons' VHS player, has become one of the most enduring moments in the show's history.

And it's easy to see why. We've all suffered heartbreak. That stomach-churning cocktail of utter sadness and debilitating embarrassment. We've all played the part of Ralph, one time or another.

But no one understands that feeling more than Arsenal fans.

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Every year the Gunners supporters get their hopes up - falling head over heels for Arsene Wenger's captivating squad of twinkle-toed world-beaters – and every year they are ultimately let down.

And as you can see from this /r/soccer graph, you can actually pinpoint the second when their hearts rip in half.

This is Arsenal's average points-per-game in each month under Wenger's 20-year command. 

And well, would you look at the date. Can Arsenal do a Ralph Wiggum and ultimately get over their problems? Only time will tell.