• Week in Words

Messi, Ronaldo... Berkovic?!

ESPN staff
July 1, 2012
Luka Modric: he's no Eyal Berkovic © PA Photos

Our weekly collection of the most ridiculous sporting quotes takes in Harry Redknapp, Andy Murray and Serena Williams this week...

"When players like Luka Modric, Eyal Berkovic and the like are on form they are match changers."
Redknapp picks out the great playmakers he's worked with during his career. And Eyal Berkovic

"That's about what we expected... He just kicked our ass."
Bob Bowman, Michael Phelps' coach, reveals the positive mindset that was in the camp ahead of a showdown with Ryan Loche

"My rackets are named after Chelsea players. I used Torres today, maybe that's where I went wrong."
We look forward to seeing what happens to Josh Goodall's game when he gets to Ross Turnbull

"It's not like I am sending my 12-year-old niece to fight al-Qaeda."
Charles van Commenee was keen to banish the 'Nasty Uncle' tag

"David Ferrer plays a lot but I have not played against him. GoldenEye is pretty addictive."
Murray's words; surely these tennis players can afford more than a Nintendo 64?

" I was standing there in only my underpants telling them I had nothing to do with the robbery."
Tyson Fury's latest fight was with the law - after being wrongly arrested on suspicion of murder and robbery, he was later released without charge

"She's way hotter than he is."
So says everyone, when thinking about Murray and Kim Sears. Oh hang on, it's Williams comparing Gilles Simon and Maria Sharapova

"Stuart can kiss goodbye to a knighthood but credit for being brave."
Stuart Pearce's 'Sir Psycho' dream is in tatters, according to Redknapp

"I've had enough of salmon."
Heather Watson's cat thrilled the media

For the rest of the week in words, check out our Quote/Unquote section.

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