That 1963 Boxing Day was nothing compared to the biggest win on December 26, which came 28 years earlier.
"So for me I don't see why they, the ATP and ITF can't combine, can't join, can't come to some agreement and make just one, really unique and special tournament for everyone."
The demanding trainer's words after the match spoke volumes and Liverpool would be wise to expect a dog-fight if they are to make it to the Champions League quarterfinals.
And it appeared to pay dividends in a sizzling opening over from Trent Boult, back after missing two Tests with a rib injury.
"C'mon @TennisAustralia surely we can do a pre @AustralianOpen exho to raise funds for those affected by the fires?" tweeted the 24-year-old, who has handed a 16-week suspended ban in September after a series of outbursts.
Under the sanctions, Russian sportsmen and women will still be allowed to compete at the Olympics next year and the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, but only as neutrals and if they can demonstrate that they were not part of what WADA believes was a state-sponsored system of doping.
"I think we are in a safe area for smoke and the air is okay for us," said the Belgian.
That feat has been matched by other Arsenal players in the form of Dennis Bergkamp and Santi Cazorla with the only other two footballers to assist four goals in a Premier League game being Tottenham Hotspur's Emmanuel Adebayor and Southampton's Dusan Tadic, who also managed a hat-trick of assists on another occasion.
Serge Ibaka finished with 20 points and 10 rebounds as the Raptors snapped a two-game losing skid which included a 118-102 loss to Boston on Wednesday, as the two Eastern Conference contenders were playing for the second time in less than 72 hours.
"It wasn't a goal," says Eric Cantona when asked for his "sweetest moment" by Steve Evets' Manchester United supporting postman in the Ken Loach film Looking For Eric.
While Britain has produced more F1 champions than any other country, only triple title holder Jackie Stewart has been knighted - nearly 30 years after retirement. Stirling Moss, the nation's only other racing knight, had to wait until he was 70.