Years of watching football has convinced me that the football commentators are some of the most interesting people in the world. Most of them, I find heavily biased in favour of British teams, but they are a funny race. They also come up with some of the most inspiring lines you'll ever hear.
After an exceptional day at the defence, Bolton Wanderers conceded a goal off a sparkling bicycle kick from some big-team player.
"We said it'd take something special to beat this Bolton Wanderers defence tonight. Well, you've just seen something special."
One of the funniest. Some bigger team conceded due to lack of proper marking. Something to the effect said the commentator:
I don't understand why they prefer areal marking and not man-marking. Have you ever seen an area score a goal?
The one I love best. 1986 World Cup.
Maradona, Maradona: The man they can't contain.
There are many more. I can't remember any more right now. Will add.