"I had to set an example so everyone at Bayern knows how they're expected to behave. Players criticizing their teammates must stop. Otherwise we become a madhouse. [Oliver] Kahn must know he has to set an example to the younger players and at the Christmas party he did not behave well. The captain can't leave early."
-- Bayern Munich coach Ottmar Hitzfeld explains why he suspended goalkeeper Oliver Kahn from Saturday's game against Hertha Berlin. Kahn criticized the performances of teammates Luca Toni and Franck Ribery. (Reuters)