Soccer Is My Life Quotes

Soccer Is My Life Quotes by Bill Shankly, David Beckham, Johan Cruijff, George Best, Jose Mourinho, Pele and many others.

At a football club, there's a holy trinity - the player

At a football club, there’s a holy trinity – the players, the manager and the supporters. Directors don’t come into it. They are only there to sign the checks.
Bill Shankly
My private life is perfect. If your private life and your life outside football is good, then it is good on the field for you.
David Beckham
Italians can’t win the game against you, but you can lose the game against the Italians.
Johan Cruijff
In 1969 I gave up women and alcohol – it was the worst 20 minutes of my life.
George Best
You can have the top stars to bring the attention, you can have the best stadium, you can have the best facilities, you can have the most beautiful project in terms of marketing and all this kind of thing. But if you don’t win… All the work these people are doing is forgotten.
Jose Mourinho
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.
Without football, my life is worth nothing.
Cristiano Ronaldo
Whatever happens, there are always things you could have done better. You score two goals and you usually feel you could have done better. You score two goals and you usually feel you could have scored a third. That’s perfectionism. That’s what makes you progress in life.
Eric Cantona
Every single day I wake up and commit to myself to becoming a better player.
Mia Hamm
I loathed the game, and since I could see no pleasure or usefulness in it, it was very difficult for me to show courage at it. Football, it seemed to me, is not really played for the pleasure of kicking a ball about, but is a species of fighting.
George Orwell
If you are first you are first. If you are second, you are nothing.
Bill Shankly
The rules of soccer are very simple: if it moves, kick it. If it doesn’t move, kick it until it does.
Phil Woosnam
Soccer is simple, but it is difficult to play simple.
Johan Cruijff
Pele called me the greatest footballer in the world. That is the ultimate salute to my life.
George Best
Every time I went away I was deceiving my mum. I’d tell her I was going to school but I’d be out on the street playing football. I always had a ball on my feet.
The team, not the individual, is the ultimate champion.
Mia Hamm
The person that said winning isn’t everything, never won anything.
Mia Hamm