"I had the chance to see him one day at my grandfather's house when I was 12 or 13 years old. He arrived at the house and he knew I was playing for the Barcelona youth team. He pushed me and I fell to the floor, and he said 'you are not tough enough to be a center back.'"
-- Barcelona center back Gerard Pique recalls meeting Louis van Gaal, the new Man
United coach, when the Dutchman was Barcelona coach. (Daily Mail)