"If Falcao has something serious, it is the referee's fault. Everyone wants to play like in England and let the game go. It's not possible here. The referee must see when there is a foul and blow his whistle."
-- Monaco coach Claudio Ranieri after his Colombian star Radamel Falcao went down with a knee injury in a French Cup game against
fourth-division Chasselay. Falcao, among the players expected to star at this summer's World Cup, was stretchered off the field after lengthy treatment. (AFP)