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Get high with Gary

ESPN staff
February 17, 2013
White men can't jump, unless your name is Gary Neville or Cristiano Ronaldo © Getty Images

This week the ghost of school dinners past lingered over Birmingham City, Gladiator continues to influence the sporting world and Gary Neville talks about getting high. It's the week in words...

"I don't know how long he hung in the air there, it was Michael Jordan-esque."
Coming from famous basketball player Gary Neville, Cristiano Ronaldo should be greatly honoured.

"I'd change my name to something like Maxwell or Maximus, maybe I'd wear a mask so nobody knew it was me."
There was nothing desperately original about UFC star Matt Riddle's ideas for his wrestling alias.

"What he dished up yesterday was, since I've left school at 16, the worst I have ever seen."
Birmingham boss Lee Clark had a sudden, shocking throw-back to his days in the school dinner queue.

"It wasn't the prettiest thing I've ever done, but I had to get as much of it out of me as possible."
Thankfully golfer Daniela Holmqvist was not talking about an audition for a role in the next Scandinavian crime thriller.

"I will take them round the block once or twice."
Mansfield manager Paul Cox has a bright idea on how he can thank his players for an 8-1 win over Barrow.

"All I keep reading is that David fighting Fury is the hottest ticket in UK boxing. It'll be a cold ticket once I beat David."
American Tony Thompson is planning on putting the fire extinguishers on British boxing.

"He's tougher than a steak that's well-done."
Adrien Broner would have preferred the medium-rare version of Gavin Rees.

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