What he said:
"I spend half my working life standing next to Strauss and I have to admit he is a bit of a hero to me."
Graeme Swann admits to hero worshipping his skipper, Andrew Strauss.
What he really meant:
“Strauss is the pillar I lean on. As for the other half of my working life, I spend next to KP. Now you know, no real comparison.”
What he definitely didn’t:
“Andrew, you’re the wind beneath my wings.”