“Phil Dowd had a disappointing game. He never got to grips with it,”Figueroa didn’t seem to handle it - he did handle it. The thing is if he had been close to Phil Jones then you would say you are not going to get that kind of decision, but he was 15 yards away.
I'm sure there was a better one where he called him fat but I couldn't find it
'At the end of this game, the European Cup will be only six feet away from you, and you’ll not even able to touch it if we lose. And for many of you, that will be the closest you will ever get. Don’t you dare come back in here without giving your all.' (1999 European Cup final with Bayern Munich, half-time team-talk)
You can lead a man to reason, but you cannot make him think.