"I don't know what to say, I thought we would lose when I missed. I thought it would be the worst day of my life, but the lads believed and we won it even despite my miss. I'm very proud of them. The penalties are a lottery. I think we deserved it because we played better in the whole game. Now it's the happiest day of my life."
-- Manchester United's Cristiano Ronaldo
who scored the opening goal of the European Champions League final, which ended in a 1-1 tie and went to a penalty kick shootout. Ronaldo's penalty kick was saved by Chelsea keeper Petr Cech
but Man U recovered to win the shootout, 6-5. (Reuters