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Quiz: Which sports autobiographies started with these first lines?

It’s World Book Day… and we’re snowed in.

WHAT BETTER TIME than a snowy World Book Day to pull your favourite piece of sports-writing from the shelf and settle in for the evening. 

But can you name the autobiography from these opening lines? 

'It's warm here in Barcelona. A gentle breeze is fanning us through the formalities.'
Roy Keane
Sonia O'Sullivan

Michael Carruth
Alex Ferguson
'I want to stop. My mind sends the message but something slows it down as it goes from my brain to my legs. Rust.'
Colm Cooper
Philly McMahon

John Leonard
Kieran Donaghy
'With 20 mins to go in the Heineken Cup semi-final in 2006, Jerry Flannery came up to me.'
Paul O'Connell
Peter Stringer

Ronan O'Gara
Brian O'Driscoll
'Two jumps from home the realisation hit me.'
Lestor Piggott
Ruby Walsh

Kieren Fallon
AP McCoy
'I open my eyes and don't know where I am or who I am.'
Andre Agassi
Mike Tyson

Jimmy White
Ronda Rousey
'I was a 12-year-old boy listening to the 1947 All-Ireland final between Kerry and Cavan in New York -- the only one to be played outside of Ireland -- when I first dreamed about becoming a sports commentator.'
Michaél O'Hehir
Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh

Marty Morrissey
Jimmy Magee
'A pen. Beautiful, granted, but still just a pen. A Cartier: shiny, a little heavier thanks a biro and emblazoned with the Milan club crest.'
Zlatan Ibrahimovic
Andrea Pirlo

Paulo Maldini
Steven Gerrard
'Isn't it human to want the Hollywood ending? I did.'
Brian O'Driscoll
Henry Shefflin

Kevin Kilbane
Michael Jordan
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