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"He talks about soccer more than some of his teammates would like."
-- Cory Fleener, the Indianapolis Colts tight end on the reception his quarterback and former Stanford teammate, Andrew Luck, gets in the Colts locker room for his fanatical interest in soccer. Luck, who traveled to Mexico City for the Mexico-USA qualifier and to the Bayern-Dortmund Champions League final in London in 2013, took to the sport when his father, Oliver, worked for the NFL in Europe and later served as president of the Houston Dynamo. (New York Times)