"(The lifestyle) is pretty cool because it's pretty similar to the Italian way of living. The food is awesome, people are great and open, chilled and calm. (But) I hate the bullfighting because they just kill poor innocent bulls. The time I went I was actually rooting for the bull to hit the guy. I think he got him once and I was the only one cheering."
-- Villarreal's New Jersey-born Italian-American striker Giuseppe Rossi on life in Spain. (AP)