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"I see two different players, two players who do things fantastically well and represent their countries in the best possible way. One shouldn't focus on just two players -- it's Sweden against
Portugal and I think the collectives are the most important."
-- Sweden's Zlatan Ibrahimovic on himself and Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo, who face off in a World Cup qualifying playoff series on Friday and Tuesday. The matchup means the 2014 World Cup will be deprived of one of the superstars. (Reuters)