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this, this may be the behavior the games encourage. here is hoping for less commercially driven games. not endorsed by companies that make food and drinks that no great athlete would drink. thanks for watching. piers morgan is next. the all american gabby douglas makes history. winning gold and our hearts. all the latest from the london olympics. she knows more about doping. >> every athlete, every person should be given a second chance. >> what marion jones thinks of that chinese swimmer. and the heavyweights, and i mean heavyweights. >> you don't even know this, mike tyson bit me on the leg, too. ee van der holyfield. lennox lewis. and the extraordinary story of a
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soccer star whose heart stopped 78 minutes and he lives to tell all about it. this is "pie morgan tonight" tonight from london. not just a good evening from london, a great evening for america, thanks to gabby douglas. makes the u.s. proud, the first to win team gold and individual all around gold for gymnastics. that's not the only record. she's the first black woman to achieve that honor. truly an historic day. and 20 medal are now for michael phelps. wins the 200 meter medley. for the women, more pride. rebecca sony broke her record in the 200 meter breast stroke. let's get the latest on this amazing day for the americans. christine brennan, sports columnist for usa today. what a big day for the americans. >> absolutely. i was at gymnastics. you could have been at swimming and had the same headlines.
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>> watching michael phelps going to the 20th medal, he wanted it badly. got a look at a guy with not enough golds same i am having that. >> and ryan lochte, and phelps not winning individual medal to this point, the pride of the athlete showed through. the sense it is his last olympics and gold is great. to be an individual gold medallist is fantastic. would have been a footnote in a bad way if phelps hadn't gotten that. >> do you think ryan thought psychologically got the glory at the top. >> all gone downhill from there. >> only won two golds. >> he started with an important race and beat michael phelps. for all, it is a bit of an uneven story for lochte and phelps. some great moments.
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they'll take those away. what really shows is again what an amazing thing we saw four years ago from michael phelps. this is reality in swimming. someone wins here and there. the french men reel in the americans at the end. phelps doesn't win individual races. it even shows how much more remarkable what phelps did. >> i couldn't agree more, a fantastic champion. talk gymnastics. a great day for gabby douglas. aly raisman, i am sure she's disappointed, supremely talented girl, jordan weiber. what do you think about the americans? >> gabby douglas, first time a woman of color has won the individual all around gold medal in the olympics. this is the prized medal, you could say, especially if an american in the entire olympic games. won by an african-american the first time ever. gabby won also the team gold.
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other women that won that all around, including mary lou retton, carly patterson, they were not part of a team gold, the americans didn't win the gold. so we may well see the most decorate gymnast ever for the united states in gabby douglas, a 16-year-old, just unbelievably calm, comfortable, confident athlete who a year ago we never heard of her. >> amazing talent. the sprint to come. usain bolt and others. how do you see it all with the americans in track and field? >> swimming is bread and butter for the united states. that's where the u.s. should do well and medal count shows it. track and field, women more than the men. relays are always interesting, if the americans don't drop the baton. if all getting along -- >> we call it baton. we are in london. >> don't drop the baton. and they've all done it different times.
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track and field has taken a real hit over the years because of the steroid issue. if you can't trust a foot race, what can you trust. track and field is -- 20, 30 years ago was "the" sport in the olympics. still in the stadium, where the cauldron -- >> how important to american to reassume that after the chinese went ahead in beijing? >> it was important, not sure it will hpen. the chinese are having a great olympics, too. i often found the medal count is the most overrated thing in sports. i don't know if i change my opinion if the u.s. wins more medals or not. for the u.s. olympic committee, trying to get olympics in the 2020s, just a sense of national pride, it is a big deal. >> i think it is a big deal. the americans want it. today was a big step forward in having a good chance of beating the chinese. christine, thank you very much. >> thank you. the olympics are bittersweet for marion jones.
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she went to prison for lying to the grand jury about using steroids. these are the first games since being released. marion, welcome back. >> thank you, piers. >> obviously we had quite a heart wrenching interview a few weeks ago, found it moving mainly as i said to you at the time because whatever you did and you know, i have heard what you said and others have said and so on, the fact that you went to prison over it was a pretty severe punishment, and they stripped you of your medals. when you look at the olympic games here in london, what goes through your mind? what do you feel? >> well, actually my memories of my olympic experience, piers, are quite good. i was able to achieve my dream. the experience for me was very positive now. some of the things that happened afterwards were obviously very hurtful and just made things
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very complicated in my life. so it is actually a positive time of year for me and my family. >> we're going to come to what you think of the american team sprinting chances after the break. before we get to that, want to talk to you about the big doping scandal which may or may not be a doping scandal, involves a young chinese swimmer, ye shewin. when you see the attention she's attracting for her phenomenal performance, what do you make of it? >> i think it is very unfortunate. the attention she should be attracting now is a good one. i mean, she set a world record. she swam some incredible times, of course, but they haven't come out to say she had any harmful drug tests or anything. it is unfortunate. the young lady is 16 years old. because she swam a split that's faster than a male swimmer all of a sudden she's looked upon as
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doing something wrong. maybe in the future if something comes out, that's different. let her enjoy her moments. let's not tarnish it now because of people's feelings about certain stuff. she swam an incredible race, you know, let's just leave it as it is. >> after what you went through, there are other athletes who have been caught for doping who within two years are performing in olympics, chambers, a british sprinter is doing that. do you think the punishment is enough now for doping? do you think the only way to really eradicate it is to make the punishment so severe that other athletes wouldn't contemplate it? >> no. i certainly wouldn't go that far. i think that, you know, there are going to be athletes from now until the end of sport that are going to try and do things they shouldn't. of course, i am a huge proponent
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of second chances. i have obviously been given a number of them since i made my mistakes, and i think every athlete and every person should be given that second chance. and the fact that dwayne and other athletes in similar situations are getting a chance to perform, and they're still having to face tough moments even though running fast and made the olympic team and stuff, they receive a lot of criticism. although they've done their time, they're still doing their time, and people don't see that. so i don't -- certainly if you continue to make mistakes and do what you shouldn't and fail drug tests, at some point there should be a lifetime ban. i think for the first time to be a lifetime ban i think it is unfair. a lot of people are going to say of course she's going to say that, she has been involved in all of this. but people need to look in the mirror. have you ever made a mistake. do you wish you had a second chance? of course.
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give the athletes a second chance. they made a mistake. see if they can redeem themselves. >> let's take a short break. we will talk about usain bolt and american rivals, what you think about the fascinating, on-going battles in the american women's sprintsing team. i don't know what you thought about that debacle. let's come back after the break.
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marion jones on the track. i am back with her now. marion, what do you make of the big sprinting races, is usain bolt going to be beaten? there's a general feeling he is not quite as good as last time, certainly not quite as fit. >> well, it's certainly going to be an incredible athletic competition in the next few days. of course, the favorite will be usain and the question marks
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regarding his health status are certainly important, but usain is a champion, world record holder obviously, and he's coming to the olympic games to do some fantastic things, and that's to win. certainly he is going to be challenged by his training partner. on the women's side, all the controversy to pass a few weeks ago in allison and the runoff that actually was disappointed not to see. >> what did you think of that? i thought it was a strange conclusion to that. i assumed that they would both prefer as athletes to have a runoff. in the end, jennifer didn't want to go through with it. felt so crushed having been told she was in then out that she just gave up, which i was surprised by. >> piers, i'm going to be as honest as i can with you right now. i was so disappointed to get that memo and see on the news
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there was not going to be a runoff. so you've worked your whole life to get to this moment to try to get on the olympic team. something crazy happens like there's a tie, which never happens. and your opportunity is right there. you and one other person, right? why wouldn't you? i mean, i don't care if it is raining, cold, people talk about weather conditions were going to cause injury. who cares. this is your opportunity to make an olympic team and you're not going to do it? i'm going to probably get criticism for saying that, but that's every athlete's dream. i don't know the politics involved with coaches and sponsors. i'm sure there was pressure here and there. allison has been to other olympic games. she's going to be on the team for the 200, running the relay. this young girl should have gone out there and ran the race and put it all on the line, and obviously i am a competitor, so not seeing the runoff, i was quite disappointed.
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>> well, i completely and utterly agree with you. i was staggered. i thought it was unlike an athlete to not rise to that challenge. you know what my theory is, the reason she didn't, secretly she knew she was lucky to get ahead of allyson felix and that she would probably beat her. that's the only thing i could think of. >> but piers, even so, forget the fact that it is allyson felix, all of that. this is your moment. it was going to be on prime time, probably the biggest coverage that usa track and field receive for a lot of time, right? it is you and one other athlete. in the sport of athletics, that never happens. it is never you and one other person. it is you and eight or nine or seven other competitors. it is a once in a lifetime opportunity. why not do it. why not do it. who cares about the sponsor pressure, who cares about coaches. get on the line and put it out there. i just hope that years from now she doesn't look back and say gosh, slap herself in the face
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for not putting it out there. >> i agree. i find it as baffling as you do. the other thing was the story of the south african that uses prosthetic limbs. michael johnson was on last night, a good friend of his, he feels uncomfortable about it. he says it gives an advantage which he doesn't think he should have. what do you think. to me, you have a guy who had no legs who has limbs running with able bodied runners. >> i disagree with michael in a few points of this. i think if we're using that argument that this prosthetic leg gives him advantage, what about the argument that there are countries, third world countries that don't have all of the resources to give their athletes the best training, training on the best tracks, the bestpikes, the best clothing, the best supplements, all of
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that. what about those countries that don't have the same advantages? he can use that argument for a lot of things. your reasoning exactly. the guy doesn't have legs, you know? how is he somehow at a disadvantage? you can't use that argument. there arpeople that lined up against michael johnson in the first round of the olympics from countries that don't have spikes to share with their athletes, don't have superior training, don't have mondo tracks to train on. aren't they at a disadvantage? isn't michael at an advantage because he lives in one of the most powerful countries in the world and has every advantage given to him? you can't use that example. >> michael had more expensive shoes than the national debt of some of the countries. >> and he trained on the best tracks in the world. i mean, come on. you can't go there.
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>> well, for the second time this segment, i agree with you completely. let's turn to a more contentious subject, i'm sure, michael phelps has become the greatest statistical medal winning olympian in history. many people are saying that makes him de facto the greatest olympian in history. do you agree or do you think there are other worthy contenders? i had one last night that has a better claim to the crown in carl lewis. what do you think? >> i think that the wording in all of this is just very important. i think certainly he will be considered one of the greatest olympians ever. i certainly think you need to look at all of the factors involved, obviously the fact that his particular events are so similar, right, but it is not like he has to run in the pool, see how far he can jump, then see how fast he can swim, you know, as opposed to the sport of track and field, for example, the disciplines are so much different. it might be easier to say well,
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jessie owens or a carl lewis might fit in that bill a little better, just because they were so -- they can do so many different things, but certainly one of the greatest olympians. >> gabby douglas won the gymnastics. she beat aly raisman. >> yay. wow. >> quite a victory. it was a huge runoff for those two. what's your reaction? >> i love it, i love her. she's so -- i follow her on twitter and every time, i mean, all the girls, let me tell you, watching them the past few days has really made the olympic experience for me even that much better. but the fact that gabby has now won and can top off her team gold with individual gold, she's such an inspiration, such an inspiration to little girls, and even more specific to young african-american women that now -- this is the time they're looking for role models, people to grab hold to and aspire to
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be. and just a worthy, worthy recipient of winning today. it is just incredible. i'm happy for her. >> great news, i completely agree. i feel sorry for aly, she's also a brilliant role model. marion, a pleasure to talk to you. thank you so much. >> thank you, piers. enjoy your time in london. tomorrow my interview with veronica campbell brown, three time winning gold medal sprinter, now having to smash records in london. she has competitive spirit as a child as i found out. here is a preview. you're one of nine brothers and sisters. i imagine it was very competitive when you were young, right? >> absolutely, yes, a lot of us, and so i learned to be competitive from a very young age. >> and you used to run barefoot, is that right? >> absolutely. you're correct. i actually used to race boys on the street, barefoot. i actually completed at national stadium barefoot.
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so yeah, that's true. >> did you beat the boys? >> i do. i used to race boys and i used to beat them as well. coming after the break, i reunite two old friends. want to say friends. they tried to beat each other into submission twice in world heavy weight boxing bouts. lennox lewis and evander holyfield. round three. ding ding!
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okay. now i'm going to get very overexcited. i am being joined by two of the great heavy weight boxing champions in history. america's pride, evander holyfield and lennox lewis. both titleholders, both olympic winners. welcome. >> thank you. >> what are you? >> you can't see what i am? i am part of the comlth.monwea
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>> where did you grow up from this spot? >> about five minutes. >> seriously? >> five minutes. don't recognize the place again. >> how much has east london changed, seriously. >> this is crazy. what enormous buildings erupted into a place -- they're great buildings. >> it is amazing. you two slugged it out in two memorable fights. first was a draw. >> wasn't a draw. i won. >> it was declared a draw. evander, have you learned to accept he nicked that first one? >> he could have, but i got the second. they gave it to him. >> they were both criminally wrong decisions? is that how we're leaving this? >> you know what, i give you the benefit of the doubt, say i won them both. [ laughter ] you may have won the first, not the second. >> the second one was closer. he was actually ready for me.
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i was kind of pissed off because he was singing in the first one. saying this guy is singing to fight me? okay. i'm going to take it serious. second one he wasn't singing. >> tell me this, you both competed in the olympics and won. how big a part of a career as a professional boxer is competing and winning at the olympics in terms of the global attention it gives you and everything else. >> i think winning the olympics is a great thing to do because you're basically, you start as an amateur boxer and to complete your amateur tutelage, you have to be an olympic gold medallist. winning that is like winning a gold medal, a gold ticket to the professionals. it is a pedigree thing. once you won an olympic gold medal, you're supposed to go on and win heavy weight championship of the world. >> do you agree with that? >> i do believe that -- just
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like graduated with a degree. you get paid more money, you springboard into your professional career and it showed that because you went to the olympics, all the adjustments you had to make through amateur to allow you to be the complete fighter to be the champion. >> huge debate raging about who the greatest olympian of all time is because of michael phelps breaking the medal record. forget that. i don't want to ask you that. i am more interested in what will be a more lively debate. who is the greatest heavy weight boxer of all. you two would be mentioned on many people's lips. who do you think, who was top dog? >> depends how you look at it. what you did in the ring. >> let me ask this question. who would be the boxer in history heavyweight that you would least want to fight. present company excepted.
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>> i would say jack johnson. he is the first heavyweight for me. you could say muhammad ali. it was amazing. every time he fought, i wanted to see him fight. the thing i loved about ali, every time he moved his feet fast, the shoe shine, that was the greatest thing. once he did that, it is like look at his feet move. but as far as if i would want to fight them, no. it breaks down into errors. -- into eras. my era is different. our era, we're bigger. muhammad ali's era was smaller. it is a different era. >> who were your personal heroes? >> ali was. i was eight years old.
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i was told i cop a heavyweight champion like ali. i weighed 65 pounds, eight years old. they said if you don't quit, you can be it. i didn't quit. 20 years later, became heavyweight champion of the world. >> you two slugged it out, went 15 rounds together? 12 rounds. 24 rounds of smacking seven bells out of each other. >> doesn't ring the bell around here. >> how can you still be friendly. how does the boxing fraternity deal with the fact that for months you prepare to smack each other to seven bells, then now i see you and you can -- >> with me, it is a job and i truly believe we both have the right to be the best we can. i trained, he trained.
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we get in who the best at night. when the night is over, i like brush it off. >> did you look at evander holyfield's eyes? even now they terrify me. didn't they bring back terrible memories, bearing down on you followed by fists? >> not really. we solved that all in the ring. we're obviously competitors and we both feel we're the best, and we step into the ring to prove it. and doesn't matter what happens in the ring, we end up respecting each other afterwards because, you know, in the ring, we're trying to kill each other. i am trying to knock him out, he is trying to knock me out. afterwards, it is like we realize the sacrifice it takes to be in the ring and realize what we have gone through, and leave it in the ring. after that, no need to hate each other, fight each other. we are competitors. >> i always wondered this. when you're heavyweight champion of the world, go out in bars, clubs, whatever, there must be
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the biggest guy in the room fancy the chances. >> the joke, first time i went to a club, seen evander holyfield, it is like y'all, he is in there. and i was saying where is he? they said well, he's out there dancing. i'm saying he's out there dancing? i went over, i see him dancing, and the guy can dance! [ laughter ] he was out there all night. i was trying to talk to him, the man was out there dancing! >> did you ever get people coming up, trying it out. >> all the time, every time you walk into a club, it is like the bouncers pick up their chest. it is like i don't even bother with it. i realize they're getting paid $50 an hour. i'm getting paid millions. [ laughter ] >> that leads me to the break. i want to come back, talk about america. you both have a lot to be grateful to america, huge stars.
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this may be the biggest drama since the impeachment. if he wins, it will be the biggest news in the british isles in many a decade. >> evander holyfield and lennox lewis in that title fight in 1999 ended in a shocking draw. shocking because they'll both tell you they won it. i feel rude, evander, i should have asked you at the start. how is your ear? >> it is good. it is good. it's all right. >> did it fall off? >> he snagged a piece of it, and spit it out.
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>> that moment when you realize mike tyson has decided to eat your ear in the middle of a fight, what goes through your mind? >> shocking. i was shocked. only thing could happen, never thought that would happen. >> when you were watching that, what did you think? >> i was horrified. i was like you know, we're gladiators, we don't bite. from amateur days to pro, we don't even think about biting. we're guys that settle it all with our fists. but to be bitten, and you don't even know this, but mike tyson bit me on the leg, too. >> he did? >> we're both sitting here bitten. >> i am the only person in the room not bitten by mike tyson. >> right. my bite was more a shock as well because it was a press conference in new york and you know, came walking over to me. my security stopped him. threw a punch at my security,
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then i hit him. all of a sudden he dove at my legs, everybody went like this. at the bottom of the pile way. i was feeling pain, pushing down on the pain. i see mike tyson looking up like this. i was like he bit my leg! and you know, i was wearing like expensive suit at the time and slippery shoes. so i wasn't coming there for a fight. then i made a rule that every press conference i go to that i am going to fight someone, i'm wearing running shoes. >> the reason i don't think mike bit me when i interviewed him, he had watched celebrity apprentice, seen me knock you out at the last minute, thought i am not going to mix it. >> he knows i was bodyguarding you for awhile. the americans wanted you. >> i did knock you out. >> you won, yes. >> i knocked you out. use the phrase. say it. moving on from denial.
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donald trump, lennox, i love boxing, but you're fired. remember that? >> briefly. and i don't mind getting fired by him. he's a rich guy. >> it was a tough old series. discuss that another time. evander, let's talk about america for a moment. when the athletes come here, boxers, sprinters, all of them, they all represent america. what do you think of your country at the moment? >> of course, i think when it all come down, people are divided. i think people have to come together. that's the only way you can change anything. >> lennox, you have a lot to be grateful to america for. it is a great country, isn't it? they put on some huge fights, you make a lot of money in america. what do you think of the place? >> i think it is a great place. i love going there, different parts of it, vegas, california, miami, different places. >> what's your advice to the athletes here, british, canadian, american, whatever,
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you've both been in that position, got all of the sprinters coming this weekend, huge pressure, usain bolt, everything else, what would be the best advice to young olympians you would give? >> me, all i would really say, we create our own pressure, so if you feel pressure, you know, you're creating it, and one thing i would say that nobody really remembers any other medal but gold, so have gold in your mind. >> correct me if i'm wrong, by all means, say you did well to do bronze and silver, but everyone wants to win gold. if you don't win gold, you'll never be as happy not winning gold. that's what sports are about. >> it is about winning. i shot for gold, end up with bronze. when it is all said and done, i'm glad i got a medal and my career went past that.
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i didn't get the gold medal, i got the bronze, but i was the first one to become champion in the united states. >> and you know what, he would have won the gold anyway because that was a bad call anyway. you know, i would have said he won the gold. he was the gold medallist anyway. >> you're both looking good. my final question. if it suddenly kicked off right now here, if something happened, one of you said something, you got it on again, who would win the third battle? >> i would, of course. >> evander? >> of course he would say that. you know, i'm the guy don't have to say it, i'm the person that will do it. [ laughter ] >> gentlemen, it has been a real pleasure, seriously, thank you very much indeed. coming up, the most extraordinary story of life and death involving a british soccer star whose heart stopped 78 minutes. it is a remarkable tale, he joins me next.
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what you just witnessed is one of the most extraordinary moments in sporting history. that was the terrifying few
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seconds on an english football field when a player who is a well known professional english footballer collapsed, his heart stopped beating 18 minutes. seven weeks later, he was well enough to return to the team. his recovery has been an extraordinary tale of survival. he joins me now. welcome. >> hi. >> i was in america when this happened, you were playing for bolton. >> yeah. >> used to play for my beloved team arsenal. it was one of the most harrowing things i witnessed. everybody assumed you lost your life that day. what do you recall, if anything, of what happened? >> piers, what i remember most about that day, as you guys know, we play football, we go on
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the routine, get changed, get ready, you go out and do the warmup. that day i never felt different, any of that. felt my normal self. about two minutes before the incident, i started to feel dizzy. i felt for a second it would go away. and two minutes later just happened, and my head fell to the ground and the first time hit the ground. that's when i was completely gone. >> you have never seen the video we played. going to make sure you don't watch it when you see this. i am sure one day curiosity will get the better of you and you will. what happened in that stadium was an amazing outpouring of emotion from the crowd. people were bursting into tears. everybody assumed they witnessed the death of a football player. when was the moment for you when you began to recover several days later that you thought i'm
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alive. what happened to me? >> i mean, it happened on a saturday but i didn't wake up until the monday. and i didn't fully, fully wake up until monday. >> at least 48 hours. >> that's when i start to recognize what happened to me. my fiancee told me what happened and i had to take a moment because it was a moment for me. and to now when i think about it. >> there was an italian player, the same thing happened to him, exactly the same thing and he died. and you would have been aware of that. >> when it happened to him and when i hear exactly what happened to me and to him and how i survive and obviously he didn't make it, that kind of hit home to me. that really shook me because, it could happen to me, it happened to me in my bedroom, we wouldn't
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be having this conversation. >> the whole of britain was living this story moment by moment, updates, flashing on twitter, facebook, the news all day long. everybody willing you to come through. but everybody fearing the worst. >> people think i'm not going to make it. there was a point where i wasn't able to make it. because it happened so quick and the effect of it was so powerful that it took me a while to get back to where i was. and people didn't know exactly what was going on. but, i thank god that i'm alive. i thank god for people who pray for me. for the medical staff who help me to be here. because you have to give credit to those guys. and the people who worked for me in the hospital. they were very good. >> and you've been through so much. because you came from congo in africa.
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your father had fled the regime there, come to britain, you didn't see him for three years. you came over and you were reunited with your father. you carved out this new life as a professional football player. you had been through an t. an experience already. >> what i learn is everybody in life, why they are where they are for the reason. and my walk of life is different because obviously my dad had to come to england to make a better life. all they told me when i was young, do what you do it and give everything you've got to give. and that's inside me in everything i do. every walk of my life. i explain that to my son. do whatever you have to do to be the best person you are. and that got me closer to my god and to the whole situation. but it was just a moment of life where, you know, you look back and you think, wow. at one point i wasn't even
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playing football and then i died and i come back alive and doing this and that. it's incredible. i'm going to let you into this one secret that you don't know. >> since the incident happened i was in dubai. a couple of friends and there was a couple of in the hotel so we decide to play the game against the staff and the players. >> you did? >> when was this? >> in may. about may. so i play for about 25 minutes. >> and how did it feel? >> it feel very good. i missed that feeling. >> you would have been on the great britain soccer team, wouldn't you? here in the olympics. >> i would have thought so. >> you could play in the next one. >> no, i don't think so. >> i wish you all the best and i hope you do play again. if you play arsenal, i hope you lose.
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tonight, the summer games as seen through the eyes of the world's coolest man, samuel l. jackson. mr. pulp fiction is taking his appreciation to whole new levels. he is an uber crazy fan using twitter to let everyone know what he thinks in real time. when allison schmitt won, for example, he tweeted. hope they got picks of her soles because that's all they saw. okay. that was drunk lady staggering flip dismount. made famous by many girls missing the top step in da club. he also tweeted commentator dude spends a lot of time yaking about the negatives of the gymnasts and even the americans. and that was not a hand stand,