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(From Guardian Unlimited)
Proof of John Terry's stupidity arrived in the 37th minute of Chelsea's improbable victory at Camp Nou, and the not-so-sly foul on Alexis Sanchez represented an open and shut case. Proof that the erstwhile England captain is even more stupid than the TV replays made him look, and furthermore thinks the rest of the word is stupid too, came in via an unbelievably trite apology. "I'm not that type of player to intentionally hurt anyone," Terry said, with a lofty disregard for the established manner in which this particular defence tends to immediately rebound on the culprit. "I've raised my knee, which maybe I shouldn't have done in hindsight, but hopefully people who know me as a person know I'm not that type of player."
There is no need to labour the point. Terry's idiotic behaviour has cost him a place in the Champions League final and he knows -- because the television pictures show -- that there is nowhere to hide. The only …