Soccer is not just about scoring goals – it’s about winning.
We lost because we didn’t win.
If they are going to win this match, they’re going to have to score a goal.
Soccer is simple, but it is difficult to play simple.
Soccer is the ballet of the masses.
If you are first you are first. If you are second, you are nothing.
If you don’t concede any goals you’ll win more games than you lose.
If you’re attacking, you don’t get as tired as when you’re chasing.
As long as no-one scored, it was always going to be close.
Whoever invented soccer should be worshipped as a God.
I was surprised, but I always say nothing surprises me in soccer.
Soccer is all very well as a game for rough girls, but is hardly suitable for delicate boys.
I always used to put my right boot on first, and then obviously my right sock.
A million wouldn’t buy him, and I’d be one of them.
If you don’t believe you can win, there is no point in getting out of bed at the end of the day.
It’s why we play the game. Anything is possible, anything can happen, and we proved that again tonight.
The more time you have, the more mistakes you will make.
We were a little bit outnumbered there, it was two against two.
I’ve never wanted to leave. I’m here for the rest of my life, and hopefully after that as well.
We didn’t underestimate them. They were a lot better than we thought.
I took a whack on my left ankle, but something told me it was my right.
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.
He’s one of those footballers whose brains are in his head.
My legs sort of disappeared from nowhere.
The Vision of a Champion is someone who is bent over, drenched in sweat, and the point of exhaustion, when no one else is watching.
Sometimes in soccer you have to score goals.
Every defeat is a victory in itself.
Soccer is the opera of the people.
The opening ceremony was good, although I missed it
If we played like that every week we wouldn’t be so inconsistent.
Soccer is an art more central to our culture than anything the Arts Council deigns to recognize.
Winning doesn’t really matter as long as you win.
The most important thing for a forward is speed of thought. Top players read the game.
The roots of our Soccer Tribe lie deep in our primeval past.