Luongo jealous of Bartman for getting World Series ring from Cubs

Florida Panthers goaltender Roberto Luongo could go down as one of the best netminders in NHL history to never receive a Stanley Cup ring.

Fittingly, Luongo, who is a sensation on social media, was extremely envious when finding out that Steve Bartman would receive a 2016 World Series ring from the Chicago Cubs.

To recap, Bartman, a die-hard Cubs fan, interfered with Cubs left fielder Moises Alou's attempt to catch a foul ball in the 2003 National League Championship series against the Florida Marlins. If Alou had caught the ball, the Cubs would have been four outs away from their first World Series appearance since 1945.

Instead, the Marlins scored eight runs in the inning and went on to win the World Series, prolonging the Cubs' championship curse.

Bartman had to be taken into witness protection and was harassed by many fellow fans for costing the Cubs a chance at a World Series ring.

To apologize for all the horror Bartman has gone through over the years, he will be awarded a World Series ring by the Cubs, which obviously gave the hilarious Luongo a chance to poke fun at himself.

Luongo is 38 years old, but given the young talent on Florida's roster, it's not totally out of the question that he could hoist the Stanley Cup before his career is all said and done.

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