"Poor, stupid man. This is Messi's merit, not because I left. … Jinx this."
-- Diego Maradona, on live television while staring into the camera and holding up his middle finger, responds to Argentine federation president Julio Grondona suggesting Argentina scored against Iran because "jinxed" Maradona had left the stadium by the time Lionel Messi's shot gave Argentina a 1-0 win. (Guardian)