"Personally, I'm not ashamed because I see how in a short time they have made very good progress, because I have taken them away from their women, from their wives. We went to the [training] base, because women in soccer are a scourge. They do not understand that men need to work, that they have a hard job to do."
-- Dynamo Kiev coach Josef Sabo, upon being asked by a female reporter if his team's poor early-season performances as defending champion were shameful. (Reuters)