„A football team is like a piano. You need eight men to carry it and three who can play the damn thing.“

Quoted by John Toshack in Kevin McCarra, "How Benítez built Liverpool," http://football.guardian.co.uk/Columnists/Column/0,,1691681,00.html The Guardian (2006-01-21)

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—  Dwight D. Eisenhower American general and politician, 34th president of the United States (in office from 1953 to 1961) 1890 - 1969

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—  Alf Ramsey English association football player and manager 1920 - 1999

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—  Frank Zappa American musician, songwriter, composer, and record and film producer 1940 - 1993

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