"Jesus Christ said we should turn the other cheek. Unfortunately, Luis Figo is not Jesus Christ."
-- Portugal coach Luiz Felipe Scolarion star Luis Figo, who head-butted Dutchman Mark van Bommelshortly after being fouled during the rough-and-tumble Portugal-Netherlands World Cup match.
“I think there could have been a yellow card for the referee."
-- FIFA president Sepp Blatter, speaking on Portuguese television about Russian referee Valentin Ivanov. Blatter added that Ivanov was inconsistent in his calling of the Portugal-Netherlands game but that some of the players showed poor sportsmanship.