Reports emerged on Tuesday that Joe Hart would not be part of England’s 23-man squad for the World Cup in Russia.

While he was not expected to play, many believed Hart would be at least in the squad by virtue of his experience and, er, leadership.

[REPORT: Joe Hart ‘not picked in England squad for World Cup’]

[SQUAD SELECTOR: You’re the England manager, pick your squad]

Fans reacted with overwhelming delight on social media – it being such a sympathetic and sensitive platform.

There were a couple of Hart supporters upset about the news, though.

Okay, Le Buzz could only find two in an attempt at finding some balance, but…

Poor Joe.