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What They're Saying
September 5th, 2012 5:09PM



"The best players in the world work the hardest. Lionel Messi is doing more work. Cristiano Ronaldo got the message from his coaches at an early age: You’ve got to always do more than the other guys do. The more you do the better you get. You’re not getting better laying around listening to rap music. [Rap] is good! But it’s not as good as training harder."

-- U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann on why two-a-days are his training preference whenever possible. The U.S. squad is in training camp in Florida preparing for Friday's World Cup qualifier at Jamaica. Also part of the training camp: Motivational minister Donnie Moore tearing a phone book in half, ripping apart a license plate and crushing a full Pepsi can in his hands. (

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