"It is a bit warm. There is no sun in Europe whatsoever. Trust me, I've been everywhere in Europe this summer and there is no sun whatsoever and then you suddenly come out here, wake up this morning and it's 100 degrees. It's unfortunate it will be a slower game, because ... we try to play a quick tempo, but we are only human in these conditions."
-- Glasgow Celtic coach Gordon Strachan starts with the excuses ahead of his team's game against the MLS All-Stars Thursday in Colorado. (AFP)