"It's a local sound and I don't know how it is possible to stop it. I always said that when we go to South Africa, it is Africa. It's not western Europe. It's noisy, it's energy, rhythm, music,
dance, drums. This is Africa. We have to adapt a little."
-- FIFA President Sepp Blatter
on complaints the din of the vuvuzela, the noisy plastic
trumpet blown at the Confederations Cup, was a distraction.