Football: World Cup - Quotes Of The Day

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The Independent Online
"It was the worst moment of my life. This World Cup can be no more fun for me anymore." Egidius Braun, president of German football federation, breaks down at a press conference called in response to the attack on a gendarme by German thugs on Sunday.

"When we play against Saudi Arabia on Wednesday we will be playing for Brendan and Naughty. I think the matter could have been dealt with differently." John Moshoeu, South African player, on team-mates Brendan Augustine and Naughty Mokoena, sent home for breaking curfew.

"I'm having as much fun as I ever did. I feel as if I've never been away." Germany's World Cup record-breaker Lothar Matthaus.