Quotes About Soccer

Quotes About Soccer

"If this can be termed the century of the common man, then soccer, of all sports, is surely his game.... In a world haunted by the hydrogen and napalm bomb, the football field is a place where sanity and hope are still left unmolested."
Soccer quotes by ~Stanley Rous, 1952

"Five days shalt thou labour, as the Bible says. The seventh day is the Lord thy God's. The sixth day is for football."
Quotes About Soccer by ~Anthony Burgess

"Football is the opera of the people."
Quotes about soccer by ~Stafford Heginbotham, 1985

"In Latin America the border between soccer and politics is vague. There is a long list of governments that have fallen or been overthrown after the defeat of the national team."
Quotes About Soccer by ~Luis Suarez

"If you're attacking, you don't get as tired as when you're chasing."
Motivational soccer quotes by ~Kyle Rote, Jr.

"Other countries have their history. Uruguay has its football."
Soccer quotes by ~Ondino Viera

"The rules of soccer are very simple, basically it is this: if it moves, kick it. If it doesn't move, kick it until it does."
Motivational soccer quotes by ~Phil Woosnam, 1974

"Winning isn't everything, but the will to win is everything."
Motivational soccer quotes by ~Vince Lombardi

"Winners never quit and quitters never win."
Quotes about soccer ~Vince Lombardi

"How you respond to the challenge in the second half will determine what you become after the game, whether you are a winner or a loser."
Quotes About Soccer by ~Lou Holtz

"No one has ever drowned in sweat."
Motivational soccer quotes by ~Lou Holtz

"If a team wants to intimidate you physically and you let them, they've won."
Motivational soccer quotes by ~Mia Hamm

"Every kid around the world who plays soccer wants to be Pele. I have a great responsibility to show them not just how to be like a soccer player, but how to be like a man."
Quotes about soccer by ~Pele

"Fail to prepare, prepare to fail."
Soccer quotes by ~Roy Keane

"Pele called me the greatest footballer in the world. That is the ultimate salute to my life."
Soccer quote by ~George Best

"The goal was scored a little bit by the hand of God, another bit by the head of Maradona."
Quote for soccer by ~Maradona

"I am a member of a team, and I rely on the team, I defer to it and sacrifice for it, because the team, not the individual, is the ultimate champion."
Quotes about soccer teamwork by ~Mia Hamm

"Italians can't win the game against you, but you can lose the game against the Italians."
Soccer quotes by ~Johan Cryuff

"Some people tell me that we professional players are soccer slaves. Well, if this is slavery, give me a life sentence."
Motivational soccer quotes by ~Bobby Charlton

"The person that said winning isn't everything, never won anything."
Soccer quote by ~Mia Hamm

"When I go to the press conference before the game, in my mind the game has already started."
Soccer coach quote by ~Jose Mourinho

"You can have the top stars to bring the attention, you can have the best stadium, you can have the best facilities, you can have the most beautiful project in terms of marketing and all this kind of thing. But if you don't win... All the work these people are doing is forgotten."
Quote for coaches by ~Jose Mourinho

"West Germany's Briegel hasn't been able to get past anyone yet - that's his trademark."
Soccer quote by ~John Helm

"The vision of a champion is someone who is bent over, drenched in sweat, at the point of exhaustion when nobody else is watching."
Quote about soccer by ~Anson Dorance

"The most important thing for a forward is speed of thought. Top players read the game."
Soccer quote by ~Eto'o

"That lad must have been born offside."
Funny quote by ~Sir Alex Ferguson on Filippo Inzaghi

"Football is a simple game based on the giving and taking of passes, of controlling the ball and of making yourself available to receive a pass. It is terribly simple."
True soccer quote by ~Bill Shankly

"Football is simple but the hardest thing to do is play simple football."
True soccer quote by ~Johan Cruyff

"The ball is like a woman, she loves to be caressed."
Funny soccer quote by ~Eric Cantona

"Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do."
Motivational soccer quote by ~Pele

"If you're in the penalty area and don't know what to do with the ball, put it in the net and we'll discuss the options later."
Funny soccer quote by ~Bob Paisley

"Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it."
True soccer quote by ~Stan Smith

"Players taught to watch the man with the ball leaves them totally unprepared for the next move, which is always dictated by a player without the ball."
True soccer quote by ~Tommy Docherty

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Soccer History
Origin of the Word Soccer
I always thought that the word soccer came from the Americans.
Who Invented Soccer
Who invented soccer? Where was the first soccer ball kicked with purpose and played with as much competition?
Quotes About Soccer
If this can be termed the century of the common man, then soccer, of all sports, is surely his game...
Soccer Ball History
Soccer ball history can officially start in the year 1855 because of the first official soccer ball being made by Charles Goodyear in 1855.
Soccer World Cup History
Soccer World Cup History can start in Uruguay, year 1930 as it was the first World Cup where 13 teams participated, 7 from South America, 4 from Europe and 2 from North America.
History Of Major League Soccer
Major League Soccer in United States starts with a promise to FIFA that there will be a professional soccer league set up in United States if the 1994 World Cup was hosted by United States.
History Of Soccer In Brazil
History of Soccer in Brazil starts at the end of 19th Century when the British and Dutch sailors arrived to the coastline of Brazil and brought soccer game to the beaches of Sao Paolo and many other cities.
History Of Soccer In Mexico
History of Soccer in Mexico is not as rich as other Central and South American Countries.
Italian Football History
Italian Football History or Soccer as we call it here in America is marked with different trophies and titles on club and national level.
The History of English Football
The History of English Football can be tracked back to Norfolk, in 1324, where it is stated that a young man got hurt during a "game as he kicked the ball".
Soccer Timeline
History of soccer timeline will show you many different important events in the history of soccer that led to this sport being so great today. There is no clear documentation stating the date and place for when this great sport originated.
History Of Soccer Cleats
England's King Henry VIII wardrobe discovered the very first soccer cleats were made by the King's personal shoemaker Cornelius Johnson in 1525.