''He is someone that helped me a lot when I arrived in the Netherlands, in a completely different country with different customs. I will be forever grateful to the coach for helping me out in a country that is so different from ours.''
-- Argentina goalkeeper Sergio Romero on Dutch coach Louis van Gaal, who brought him to Europe to play for AZ in the Netherlands in 2007 and says he taught him how to stop penalties. Romero's two saves knocked the Netherlands out of the World Cup in the semifinal shootout. (AP)