Soccer Quotes

Soccer is not just about scoring goals - it?s about winning.
- Author Unknown
In football everything is complicated by the presence of the opposite team.
- Jean Paul Sartre
Soccer is simple, but it is difficult to play simple.
- Author Unknown
I'd rather play in front of a full house than an empty crowd.
- Johnny Giles
Failure happens all the time. It happens every day in practice. What makes you better is how you react to it.
- Mia Hamm
Some people believe football is a matter of life and death. I'm very disappointed with that attitude. I can assure you it is much, much more important than that.
- Bill Shankly
Football's a difficult business and aren't they prima donnas. But it's a wonderful game.
- Queen Elizabeth II
Every time I went away I was deceiving my mum. I'd tell her I was going to school but I'd be out on the street playing football. I always had a ball on my feet.
- Ronaldo
Soccer is all very well as a game for rough girls, but is hardly suitable for delicate boys.
- Author Unknown
If a team wants to intimidate you physically and you let them, they've won.
- Mia Hamm
I'm here to score a lot of goals. It's my speciality, that's what I've been brought here to do, and I want to score plenty ; like I did with Barcelona. And here, there's every reason to think I can do it.
- Ronaldo
Some people tell me that we professional players are soccer slaves. Well, if this is slavery, give me a life sentence.
- Bobby Charlton
I always used to put my right boot on first, and then obviously my right sock.
- Barry Venison
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.
- Phil Woosnam
When I go to the press conference before the game, in my mind the game has already started.
- Jose Mourinho
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.
- Pele
If God had wanted man to play soccer, He wouldn't have given us arms.
- Mike Ditka
Soccer is not about justice. It's a drama - and criminally wrong decisions against you are part and parcel of that.
- Pete Davies
I was surprised, but I always say nothing surprises me in football.
- Les Ferdinand
Other countries have their history. Uruguay has its football.
- Ondino Viera
Five days shalt thou labour, as the Bible says. The seventh day is the Lord thy God's. The sixth day is for football.
- Anthony Burgess
The goal was scored a little bit by the hand of God, another bit by the head of Maradona.
- Maradona
Soccer is how I learned to live; it?s how I found my way through life.
- Reid Sipes

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