Soccer Quotes to Inspire and Motivate

Soccer, the most popular sport in the world. Actually, football is because it’s a sport where you kick a ball around with your foot. All you need is an object to kick, some friends, two goals, and you’re good to go. Here are some quotes about soccer.

“All good athletes make mistakes; the great ones learn to make that mistake only once.” – Raul Lopez

“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

“The vision of a champion is someone who is bent over, drenched in sweat, at the point of exhaustion, when no one else is watching.” – Anson Dorrance

“Failure happens all the time. It happens every day in practice. What makes you better is how you react to it.” – Mia Hamm

“Soccer is not about justice. It’s a drama – and criminally wrong decisions against you are part and parcel of that.” – Pete Davies

“When I meet a European, the first thing I say is, “I’d much rather watch football than football.” But I’m just teasing them, and they know I’d really rather watch football than football.” ― Jarod Kintz

“I’m here to score a lot of goals. It’s my specialty, 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

“A penalty is a cowardly way to score.” ― Pelé

“The goalkeeper is the jewel in the crown and getting at him should be almost impossible. It’s the biggest sin in football to make him do any work.” – George Graham

“Fail to prepare, prepare to fail.” – Roy Keane

“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

“Some people say soccer’s a matter of life or death, but it isn’t. It’s much more important than that.” – Unknown

“Many people say I’m the best women’s soccer player in the world. I don’t think so. And because of that, someday I just might be.” ― Mia Hamm

“Some people tell me that we professional players are soccer slaves. Well, if this is slavery, give me a life sentence.” – Bobby Charlton

“Soccer is a game in which everyone does a lot of running around. Twenty-one guys stand around and one guy does a tap dance with the ball.” – Jim Murray

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