"Unfortunately, a lady was standing by and I accidentally brushed her with my foot. I apologized profusely and went back to make sure she was OK. I have arranged for a bouquet of flowers to be sent to her. Credit to her, she laughed it off and was very understanding. She said she wasn't hurt."
-- Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand, who accidentally kicked a stadium usher while kicking at a break wall after Chelsea's winning goal, a Michael Ballack penalty kick, in Man U's 2-1 loss. (Reuters)