Top 533 Quotes & Sayings by Famous Soccer players

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It is better to fail with your own vision than to fail with another man's vision.
If you truly want to be respected by people you love, you must prove to them that you can survive without them.
Once upon a time humans faced each other and pulled thoughts from minds, advanced rapidly, revolutionised industry and evolved explosively. Then one day they stopped, and stared at a box. They grew fat and awkward in public, stopped expressing emotions and couldn't figure out how to reverse it: they reinvented themselves from Emperors back into prawns, because someone turned the TV on.
Culturally intelligent innovation begins with changing our impulse from Why can't you see it like I do? to Help me see what I might be missing! β€” Β© David Livermore
Culturally intelligent innovation begins with changing our impulse from Why can't you see it like I do? to Help me see what I might be missing!
Making peace with one's truth is to live in one’s own moment, moving passionately forward in joy.
At Arsenal me and Patrick (Vieira) didn't want to face Scholes. We would avoid him.
A lion can't stay in a cage. A lion has to be on the pitch.
I climbed on the rowing ergometer, and started to pull - losing myself in the rhythm of sweat and pain.
The secret of successfully giving yourself away lies not so much in calculated actions as in cultivating friendly, warm-hearted impulses. You have to train yourself to obey giving impulses on the instant -- before they get a chance to cool. When you give impulsively, something happens inside of you that makes you glow, sometimes for hours.
That kind of natural understanding doesn't develop naturally
I never cheat in training. I owe it to myself and family to give it everything I have, all the time. To be honest, I hate every minute of training. But the rewards of giving your all and having it translate into great things on the pitch are the reasons why it's all worth it.
If something is worth being rude about, it is worth understanding as well.
A great football team is the right balance and the right mixture of players. Good leaders, good communicators and good technicians. You need people that are strategically astute. People need passion, desire and most importantly, a willingness to keep learning.
If I was English would I be respected a bit more? Yes, I think so, that's the truth. β€” Β© Kevin Kilbane
If I was English would I be respected a bit more? Yes, I think so, that's the truth.
You have to control what you can control, not the entire game, and try to play the best soccer possible and play clean and be smart and professional.
You cannot teach a bird to fly, only how to let go his branch and begin to fall.
You would not go into an apple orchard and eat the weeds so why would you go into your day and feast on worries?.
Soccer is simple... you just need to have the right mentality, fighting in every game, in every practice and for every ball.
In order for the brain to comprehend the heart must first listen.
This is my first FIFA Women's World Cup . For me, to see how I have reacted to this tournament...I'm totally in.
Leaders live by choice, not by accident.
I know I want to help people and inspire people. That's my purpose in life.
Kazim-Richards - there's only one. You type it into Google and nothing else comes up. My first names were meant to be Colin Kazim but the registry office got it wrong. There is no-one with that name - not even my mum and dad - just me - I love it!
It's good to remember often, every day, that you are not a physical creature in a physical universe; but a non-physical consciousness vibrating at a certain frequency. You are Consciousness having a state of being, that's it. Everything else you perceive is simply an illusory crystallization of your chosen vibration. You are the Creator of your life, in this way.
John Terry is the perfect skipper. It's obvious Chelsea means everything to him. When he makes those last ditch blocks, team-mates can't help but be inspired.
People love a player with ideas, because at the end of the day, the crowd want to be entertained. And with football being only a game, it has to be enjoyable too.
It was a mistake of mine to tell the lads that this lot don't score too many goals - and statistically they don't - but then they go and score seven.
Sir Alex Ferguson ceases to amaze me as a manager
I think the challenge is to takedifficult and painful times and turn them into something beneficial, something that makes you grow.
You face adversity all the time. I accept what lies ahead and then I do my best. You can't take things too seriously, and you can't use things as an excuse or you'll never get through.
I'm a footballer, I don't think past next Saturday.
I think people fancy me. They can't figure me out. I'm an attractive guy. I make good money and I score goals. I'm the kind of guy I believe people love. And, at the same time, they can't figure out why they love me so much, so they decide to hate me.
I feel that I've had a happy life, not a very useful life, but a happy one.
I want to be top scorer in the Premier League, top scorer at the World Cup and, within five years, I want to be among the best strikers in the world. Trust me, it will happen. I look around at other players, I see my own ability and I can't see anything that tells me it won't happen, I'm sure people will think 'What is he talking about?' But as I have done before, and as I will do again, I will sit at the other end and laugh at those people when it is all done.
I don’t want to hurt or injure anyone. I just want to win. I have to win, so I do what I have to do.
Leaders are defined by the decisions they make ... Leaders rise and fall by the decisions they make.
What kind of a goalkeeper is the one who is not tormented by the goal he has allowed? He must be tormented! And if he is calm, that means the end. No matter what he had in the past, he has no future.
Innovation = Inspiration + Perspiration + Perseverance.
The prophetic word was never meant to be a trophy. It was meant to be a weapon. β€” Β© Jacob Peterson
The prophetic word was never meant to be a trophy. It was meant to be a weapon.
I am just like 99% of my friends in France, who say on their resume they can speak fluent English. In reality, they can't even count up to three.
I've told you a million times, I don't exaggerate.
Don't ever doubt yourself because there are enough people in the world that are going to doubt you.
For a goalkeeper, there is no hiding place
One life is but a single act. One body - a garment. One century - a day. One task - an experience. One triumph - an acquisition. One death - a breath of renovation.
If you don't talk to your customers, how will you know how to talk to your customers?
It doesn't take the most powerful nations on Earth to create the next global conflict. Just the will of a single man.
If you believe in yourself, things are possible.
What is good for the bad, and what is bad for the good.
The climate of England has been the world's most powerful colonizing impulse. β€” Β© Russell Green
The climate of England has been the world's most powerful colonizing impulse.
The holiday is clearly growing in importance for the industry. Halloweens fun, enjoyable and doesn't require a big investment to celebrate. The primary focus is the child and families typically do all they can to make sure the children have fun.
When playing against big teams, it's the small details that count.
There's no noise like the Anfield noise - and I love it!
I'm very honest and I know where I am. If you look at the table and the games we have got left to win, we need a miracle.
Italian football is great but for me, for the style of player I am, I found it too tactical, too slow.
I have rejected Juventus four times; it's a beautiful pussy that doesn't get me horny.
I feel I'm in 2006 form to be honest. I hear a lot of comparisons to 2004, but I never changed. Last year was a struggle but I've worked hard. . . I'm not going back, I'm going forward.
We don't know something called elections in Libya. We are a muslim country. We don't know something called colonialism and political parties.
I loved you yesterday. I love you still. I always have and I always will.
When I was young, I dreamed of playing for Ajax and Arsenal. Both dreams have come true.
If you are thinking about mistakes during games then you are not concentrating on what is important which is the next shot or the next cross or whatever you have to deal with in that game. The mental side of things is massive, probably the biggest.
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