"It is up to you to believe me or not. When things happen with Adriano, the impact is always greater."
-- Brazilian star Adriano, who denies charges by 20-year-old Adriane Cirilo dos Santos that he shot her in the left wrist, saying gun powder tests would show she shot herself as Adriano and she left a party with three other young women at a Rio de Janeiro club at around 6 a.m. on Christmas Eve. Adriano said he was in the front seat of the car where the shooting took place while she was in the back seat. (globoesporte.com)