Quotes of the week: Pacquiao sets UAE tongues wagging

We look at the most controversial, amusing and thought-provoking quotes from the world of sport over the past seven days.

Sport360 staff
by Sport360 staff
17th February 2017

article:17th February 2017

Sport360 picks out the main talking points from the sporting world with Manny Pacquiao, Eddie Jones, Russell Westbrook and Joe Root featuring this week.

It was Pacquiao, in particular, that got tongues wagging in the UAE as he announced his next fight would happen in the country.


After years of rumoured fights, that was some statement to make and he went on to tweet: “Who do you want me to fight next in the UAE?”

For many in the country, the answer will be “anyone”, just so we can see the legendary Filipino in action.

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Quotes of the week: Manny Pacquiao sends UAE boxing fans into a frenzy, Joe Root “privileged” to be named new England Test captain

We look at the most controversial, amusing and thought-provoking quotes from the world of sport over the past seven days.

Eddie Jones ahead of facing Italy.

Eddie Jones ahead of facing Italy.

Manny Pacquiao on fighting in the UAE.

Manny Pacquiao on fighting in the UAE.

Joe Root talks England captaincy.

Joe Root talks England captaincy.

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Joel Veltman defends his actions.

Russell Westbrook has a warning.

Russell Westbrook has a warning.