This year has seen Diego Maradona lead Argentina to the World Cup, Ian Holloway make his debut in the Premier League and Rafael Benitez reinvent himself as a poet.
ESPNsoccernet puts together a selection of some of the year's finest quotes.
This one is my favorite;-) "The win at Almeria doesn't tell me anything. Let's see if Barca score eight goals against us on Monday!" - Barcelona did their utmost to live up to Cristiano Ronaldo's challenge in El Clasico (November)
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