Football: Quotes Of The Day

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"I've got a Welsh dragon tattooed on my arm and it's been pretty difficult hiding it from the other South African boys." Paul Evans, goalkeeper added to the South African squad. He was born in South Africa but raised in Wales.

"It was wonderful. But I'm planning to score an even better one before the tournament ends." Cameroon's Pierre Njanka, after his extraordinary goal in the 1-1 draw against Austria.

""I think 3-1, 2-1 and 2-0. That is nine points." German chancellor Helmut Kohl, who visited his country's squad yesterday, on their prospects in the first round.

"The play wasn't encouraging. Let's hope for better." Italian Prime Minister Romano Prodi after draw against Chile.