Goals from Matty Cash and Philippe Coutinho gave Aston Villa a 2-0 advantage at the Etihad as Manchester City appeared to spectacularly blow their title hopes.
However, a burst of three goals in the last 15 minutes completed a miraculous turnaround for Pep Guardiola's men as they sealed their fourth Premier League crown in five years.
City fans were quick to jump on Villa's capitulation as they brutally mocked Gerrard for his infamous title slip-up from 2014.
For all his achievements in the game, it appears the former Champions League winner will never shake off that one single blemish from his stoic career.
Pep Guardiola was in good spirits after the title win, yet his press conference joke went down like a lead balloon.
Probably a room full of Liverpool journalists.
Ilkay Gundogan was the architect of the comeback, scoring two of Manchester City's three goals.
Is he the new Sergio Aguero? If so, he'll also need a Toni Kroos statute outside the Etihad.
Speaking of Aguero, you'd think one of the club's most influential players ever would bother turning up for the biggest game of the season.
Well, you'd be wrong. There were more pressing things on Aguero's calendar. The Spanish GP.
While we're on the subject of former City players, check this out from Mario Balotelli.
The former Premier League star scored five goals during a league match in Turkey - including this jaw dropping effort.