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Soccer Quotes to Inspire, Laugh, Educate, Motivate

Soccer Quotes

Soccer quotes are made up from the past, and present; soccer players, coaches, managers and other soccer related quotes through history.

"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 labor, 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.
inspirational soccer quotes by ~Kyle Rote, Jr.

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

"Winning isn't everything, but the will to win is everything."
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

"If a team wants to intimidate you physically and you let them, they've won."
Soccer Motivational 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."
Quotes About Soccer by ~Roy Keane

"Pele called me the greatest footballer in the world. That is the ultimate salute to my life."
Inspirational Quotes About Soccer 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."
Quotes About Soccer by ~Johan Cryuff

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

"The person that said winning isn't everything, never won anything."
Soccer Inspirational Quotes 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."
Quotes About Soccer 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."
Quote About Soccer by ~Eto'o

"That lad must have been born offside."
Soccer 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 Quote About Soccer by ~Bill Shankly

"Football is simple but the hardest thing to do is play simple football."
Soccer Inspirational Quote by ~Johan Cruyff

"The ball is like a woman, she loves to be caressed."
Soccer Funny 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."
Soccer Motivational 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."
Soccer Funny Quote by ~Bob Paisley

"Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it."
Inspirational 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."
Inspirational Quote by ~Tommy Docherty

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History of Soccer

Soccer Word Origin comes from shortening Football Association. Read more about the origin of the word soccer, and how Football Association ended up simply Soccer. 

Who Invented Soccer? Where was the first soccer ball kicked with purpose to score a goal? When did the game get organized with a much needed rules?

Soccer Quotes to inspire, educate, motivate, laugh, think etc...

Soccer Ball History shows when the first soccer ball was invented, and where it originated.

History of soccer in America goes back much further than I originally thought.

Brazil Soccer History is filled with great moments, trophies, and great soccer players.

Mexico Soccer History is not as rich, as many other Central, and South American Countries.

Italian Soccer History is filled with trophies, great players, and many scandals.

England Soccer History is very old, and dates back to 1324, when a young man got hurt during a game as he kicked the ball.

Soccer Timeline takes you through the history of soccer, and important years throughout soccer history.

History of Soccer Cleats dates back to 1525, when the first pair of soccer cleats were discovered in England's King Henry VIII wardrobe.

World Cup History Timeline covers all the important years, dates, and information about the greatest tournament ever organized. World Cup is played every 4 years, in a different Country.