The best Quotes about Football/Soccer

The best Quotes about Football/Soccer

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.
Fifa cannot sit by and see greed rule the football world. Nor shall we.
Racism and discrimination of any kind have no place in football.
To win you have to score one more goal than your opponent.
Without football, my life is worth nothing.
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 - 14
My opinion is that individual awards are unnecessary in a team sport. No single player would have won anything on their own.
Toni Kroos - Oktober 2023
In the end, for me, football is still a game. Even if you are a professional, you need to have fun when you are on the field.
Football is about friendship aswell, it's not about sports only, it's not about business.
Aleksander Čeferin (as UEFA President) - October 2021
The most difficult thing in football is to score a goal.
Running is for animals. You need a brain and a ball for football.
If the teams with the best players always won, football would be boring.
At the end of the day, it doesn't matter who is scoring and who is not scoring. It's about winning games.
Playing football for three years is a long time - playing at Real Madrid for three years is even longer.
Toni Kroos - May 2020
Football is the most important of the less important things in the world.
Usually, the most intelligent player is a midfielder.
In football, you know anything can happen and that everything can change from minute to minute.
If you have control of the midfield, you have control of the game, and you have more chances to win.
In 90 minutes, anything can happen.
It's football. Sometimes it's unfair.
Nothing is impossible in football, and that is our idea, our philosophy.
Dominating the midfield is the most important thing in modern football.
Nobody expects a footballer to have any kind of an IQ, which is a bit of an unfair stereotype.
When you arrive in England for football it's a paradise.
Brazil eats, sleeps and drinks football. It lives football.
The reason women don't play football is because 11 of them would never wear the same outfit in public.
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.
In football, the worst things are excuses. Excuses mean you cannot grow or move forward.
The most difficult thing in football is to score a goal.
I love football, football is my life.
It's important for the team not to be relying on one player.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Soccer is a magical game.
My wish is that soccer in the U.S. become on the same level like the Premier League, Spanish league, or the Bundesliga.
I spent more time in Spane than in Turkey - does that make me a German-Turkish Spaniard or a Spanisch-German Turk? Why do we always think in borders? I want to be a footballer - football is international and not about where people come from.
Mesut Özil - 22.06.2012, Interview FAZ
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
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 - 15
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.

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We are only as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided.
Ed Sheeran did what I haven't seen too often before: Make people smile when leaving the Schalke Arena.
Toni Kroos - July 2022
I can't believe it, maybe he's a liar! He's so good for 17 years old, he's a fantastic player. There was one moment when he didn't get the ball from central defenders, how he shouts and demands that ball to him at 17 means a lot.
Pep Guardiola - September 2020
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Sepp Blatter - November 2022

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