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Some Classic Sports Quotes


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Just been reading some great 2008 sportsperson quotes on the BBC Sport site, and thought I'd share a few of my favourites here...

"I feel like a mosquito in a nudist colony, I just don't know where to start."
Miami Heat coach Pat Riley after his team ended a 13-game losing streak against the Sacramento Kings.

"It's very pleasant to beat Maria...Why? Well, I don't like her outfit."
Alla Kudryavtseva on what spurred her to a shock victory over Sharapova at Wimbledon.

"Gary Neville is the club captain but has been injured for the best part of a year now - and Giggsy's taken on the mantlepiece."
Rio Ferdinand was clearly having a hearth while describing the Man Utd captaincy.

"My reputation will always precede me to the day I die. For some people, that probably can't be quickly enough."
Controversial Newcastle midfielder Joey Barton gave an honest assessment of himself.

BBC SPORT | Fun and Games | Quotes of the Year Part II