Sport: Quotes of the Week

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If you are nervous about taking penalties, you should change your career. Eric Cantona, who scored two from the spot at the FA Cup final.

At times like that, those 11 metres seem like 110. Johan Cruyff, after a last-minute penalty miss by a Deportivo La Coruna player gave his Barcelona side the Spanish title.

I think for all of us these two weeks after Imola have been very difficult. Nobody was sure what we should think about and how we should feel. I wasn't sure myself that I could continue racing like normal. If I have any feeling where I would be afraid, then I would have to stop. Michael Schumacher at Monaco.

It's a perfect example of little girls put out there way too early. It's unhealthy for players to turn pro at 13 or 14. They don't have a concept of what five dollars is, let alone pounds 5m They're expected to grow up in front of the world. John McEnroe on the problems facing Jennifer Capriati.

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