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A Ferrari or a Fiat? You decide

ESPN staff
September 23, 2012
Roberto Mancini has been auditioning for car adverts again © PA Photos
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Cars, tattoos and Sugar Puffs feature in the latest indecipherable collection of quotes from the past sporting week...

"I've got this Formula One game at the minute. I'm a bit addicted to it, so I've not seen anything."
Stuart Broad comes up with a novel explanation for why he hasn't seen any of Kevin Pietersen's punditry at the World Twenty20

"Joe Hart should stay in goal and make saves."
Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini quickly found the root cause for the 3-2 loss to Real Madrid

"I like this club. There may be a tattoo on my arm in a few years."
Lukas Podolski clearly loves the fact Arsenal have an in-house tattooist at the Emirates

"Am I going to give him s**t at the presser? No! What am I going to say? 'By the way Jon, f*** you!' Course I'm not!"
Michael Bisping laughs at the suggestion he will pick on Jon Jones at the UFC 152 presser

"He's got a new nickname for me. He calls me 'the Intimidator'."
Rory McIlroy prepares for a career on TV show Gladiators after Greg Norman's claim that Tiger Woods is intimidated by the Ulsterman

"Drinks are on me. If anyone wants milk with honey, they can have it."
Schalke's Lewis Holtby appears to be offering a pint of Fosters in addition to a bowl of Sugar Puffs for breakfast

"Let me put it to you this way: Golf is really, really boring."
Tell us something we don't know Jason Dufner

"I said to him, 'Have you had any thoughts about who you are playing with at Medinah? Because if nobody else wants to play with you, I really don't mind filling in'." 
Lee Westwood takes one for the team by stepping forward to play with McIlroy at the Ryder Cup

"If you drive a Ferrari you can win, if you drive a Fiat Cinquecento, probably not."
Roberto Mancini was at a lost to explain why he failed in his audition for the latest Fiat advert

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

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