"We were tricked."
, the 68-year-old Portuguese coach of Tractor Sazi (and a former player with the NASL Las Vegas Silverbacks) after his
Iranian team thought it had won the Gulf Pro League when it was told its only challenger, Sepahan, had tied 3-3 in its final match. Sepahan had actually won, 2-0, but news of the victory was initially
withheld from Tractor Sazi's stadium to prevent rioting in the crowd of 90,000, which it exactly what happened when they discovered the ruse. (BBC Sport