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The Number Of The Beast

by | 7th, July 2006

Quotes Of The Day

“It was very bitter to get eliminated like that, one minute from time, but not undeserved. The Italians had better chances in extra time” – Germany’s Michael Ballack loses with good grace

“You are wondering how many people are watching this in how many pubs, clubs and houses and what will the manager think if I miss?” – Michael Owen explains what happens in the moments leading up to taking a penalty. (Perhaps England players should worry less about missing and imagine the thrill of scoring from the spot?)

“English players look at me and see the Devil” – Portugal goalkeeper Ricardo

“I’ve got the passion, but no idea of tactics. I’d be like a black Kevin Keegan” – Ian Wright considers the England job

"Zidane is probably the best player there has been in the past 20 years" – Italy coach Marcello Lippi works out how old the French star must now be

Puns Of The Day

“Fergie gets Lippi” (Sun) – Italy coach Marcello Lippi will join Manchester United’s coaching staff

“Look out for Theo Walnutt” (Sun) – Theo Walcott spotted in a Brazil shirt

“Fergie’s staying power” (Star) – Ronaldo will stay at United

“Roo row ref in final insult” (Mirror) – Horacio Elizondo, the referee who sent off Wayne Rooney, will officiate at the final

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