The best Quotes and Sayings about Football/Soccer

The best Quotes and Sayings about Football/Soccer

Fifa cannot sit by and see greed rule the football world. Nor shall we.

Sepp Blatter
 
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Racism and discrimination of any kind have no place in football.

Sepp Blatter
 
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To win you have to score one more goal than your opponent.

Johan Cruyff
 
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Nothing is impossible in football, and that is our idea, our philosophy.

Mauricio Pochettino
 
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Dominating the midfield is the most important thing in modern football.

Toni Kroos
 
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I will be finishing my active career at the end of this season. I will remain faithful to football. Many, many thanks for the time we spent together, I will always have a place for you in my heart!

Bastian Schweinsteiger, via Instagram, am 08.10.2019
 
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People from outside don't know how difficult it is to be goalkeeper.

Marc-André ter Stegen
 
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You'll never see me on my knees, unless I'm celebrating goals.

Bayern MunichThomas Müller (as Player at Bayern Munich)
 
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Nobody expects a footballer to have any kind of an IQ, which is a bit of an unfair stereotype.

Frank Lampard
 
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My son sent me a video about raging coaches - I was in there three times.

Liverpool F.C.Jürgen Klopp (as Manager of Liverpool F.C.), auf die Frage, wie er es schaffe, immer so humorvoll zu sein
 
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I prefer to play and lose rather than win, because I know in advance I'm going to win.

WinningEric Cantona
 
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When you arrive in England for football it's a paradise.

England & Great BritainEric Cantona
 
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Every old goalkeeper loses a step at some point, but you can gain that back through experience.

Experience, AgeTim Howard
 
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Brazil eats, sleeps and drinks football. It lives football.

BrazilPelé
 
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The reason women don't play football is because 11 of them would never wear the same outfit in public.

Women, FashionPhyllis Diller
 
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In England, footballers are respected more, the game is more noble, there's less cheating. Every Spaniard who goes loves it - and comes back a better player. If I had ever left, it would have been to England.

England & Great Britain, SpainXavi
 
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In football, the worst things are excuses. Excuses mean you cannot grow or move forward.

ExcusesPep Guardiola
 
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The most difficult thing in football is to score a goal.

Pep Guardiola
 
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I love football, football is my life.

Wayne Rooney
 
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It's important for the team not to be relying on one player.

TeamLuis Suarez
 
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Without football, my life is worth nothing.

Cristiano Ronaldo
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I see myself as the best footballer in the world. If you don't believe you are the best, then you will never achieve all that you are capable of.

AmbitionCristiano Ronaldo
 
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To be honest, there are no problems between me and Messi. People have their own opinions about who they think is the better player. It is what it is, but there is no rivalry beyond games and what happens on the pitch.

Cristiano Ronaldo
 
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Football is a team sport and not an individual sport. We win as a team, and every individual is better if we are part of the team.

TeamFernando Torres
 
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Contracts are not a holy relic in football. You can like this attitude or not, but it's the truth. Sometimes you have to think about if it is meaningful to try out a new impulse.

Robert Lewandowski
 
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He [Niko Kovac] built this team from close to the second league to a Champions League place in the Bundesliga.

Eintracht FrankfurtLothar Matthäus
 
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I am constantly being asked about individuals. The only way to win is as a team. Football is not about one or two or three star players.

TeamPelé
 
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Soccer is a magical game.

David Beckham
 
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My wish is that soccer in the U.S. become on the same level like the Premier League, Spanish league, or the Bundesliga.

Bastian Schweinsteiger
 
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What ever I would do, I would be the one I am today. I chose football and I'm sorry for the other fans that are cheering for other sports, because it would be the same thing.

Zlatan Ibrahimović in Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Sendung vom 17.04.2018
 
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I wanted to give Los Angeles a gift. I was thinking a long time. And then one day it came like: I should give myself.

Zlatan Ibrahimović in Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Sendung vom 17.04.2018
 
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I can play in the 11 positions because a good player can play anywhere.

Zlatan Ibrahimović
 
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An entire season changes with one kick, one bad decision, one slip. But one magic moment lives in our hearts forever. We live for these moments. We are these moments. This is more than a game. This is football.

FIFA (Videogame) - 15
 
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I fell in love with football as I was later to fall in love with women: suddenly, inexplicably, uncritically, giving no thought to the pain or disruption it would bring with it.

Falling in loveNick Hornby in Fever Pitch
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As the new season dawns, new stars will rise, new teams will captivate, new stadiums will rock, new challenges will emerge, new battles will be fought. In the name of glory, in the name of honor, in the name of football, the game we love, the game we live for.

FIFA (Videogame) - 14
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Maybe Neymar is the best player in the world, but only if you say Messi is from a different planet.

Diego Maradona
 
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If Real comes back against Dortmund I will let my girlfriend sleep with the players.

Real Madrid, Borussia DortmundMario Balotelli, April 2013
 
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It was too easy. Everyone could've done it with the team you gave me!

2012, Borussia DortmundJürgen Klopp, auf die Frage zur Meisterschaft 2012 (zu Michael Zorc, BVB-Sportdirektor)
 
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There's no team in the whole world, that drives to Munich and thinks: 'We're gonna win for sure.'

Bayern MunichJürgen Klopp (as Coach for Borussia Dortmund), about Bayern Munich
 
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When Dortmund won here for the last time, 19 years ago, most of my players have still been quenched.

Borussia DortmundJürgen Klopp
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Some people think football is a matter of life and death. I don't like that attitude. I can assure them it is much more serious than that.

Bill Shankly
 
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