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Ben cuts the Swiss cheese

Ben Roethlisberger cuts the cheese as he connects with his Swiss roots, but the most memorable moment in Switzerland was the clock tower, writes David Fleming.

Updated: May 18, 2006, 12:43 PM ET
By David Fleming | Page 2

Still a bit groggy from the jet lag and, OK, one too many FeldschlQsschens at the futbol match the day before inside Stade de Suisse -- where the home crowd in Bern supported its team by chanting, I swear, we love we love -- YOUNG BOYS! I tipped the room service guy five francs, poured myself a vat of espresso and clicked on the telly just in time to catch the lead story at the top of the hour on the Swiss equivalent of CNN.

With my back to the TV this is what I heard, " ... frauch-n-something-dee-deoutch-y-franc-n-yabbin ...

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