Soccer Sayings, Quotes, Expressions and Slogans

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60 soccer sayings and quotes:

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

In Latin America the border between soccer and politics is vague. There is a long list of governments that have fallen or been overthrown after the defeat of the national team.
~Luis Suarez

If you're attacking, you don't get as tired as when you're chasing.
~Kyle Rote, Jr.

If a player is not interfering with play or seeking to gain an advantage, then he should be.
~Bill Shankly

If you are first you are first. If you are second, you are nothing. 
~Bill Shankley

The philosophy of a lot of European teams, even in home matches, is not to give a goal away.
~Alex Ferguson

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

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

If God had wanted man to play soccer, He wouldn't have given us arms.
~Mike Ditka

Behind every kick of the ball there has to be a thought.
~Dennis Bergkamp

I was always taught as a kid if you do something, do it right. If not, go do something else. For me, soccer was life. 
~Marcelo Balboa 

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

Soccer is not about justice. It's a drama - and criminally wrong decisions against you are part and parcel of that. 
~Pete Davies

The roots of our Soccer Tribe lie deep in our primeval past.

~Desmond Morris

To the aesthete it is an art form, an athletic ballet. To the spiritually inclined it is a religion.
~Paul Gardner

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.
~Phil Woosnam,

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The goal was scored a little bit by the hand of God, another bit by the head of Maradona.
~Maradona

Soccer is how I learned to live; it?s how I found my way through life.
~ Reid Sipes

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

The roots of our Soccer Tribe lie deep in our primeval past.
~Desmond Morris

To the aesthete it is an art form, an athletic ballet. To the spiritually inclined it is a religion.
~Paul Gardner

To say that these men paid their shillings to watch twenty-two hirelings kick a ball is merely to say that a violin is wood and catgut, that Hamlet is so much paper and ink.
~ J.B. Priestley

The rest of the world loves soccer. Surely we must be missing something. Uh, isn't that what the Russians told us about communism? There's a good reason why you don't care about soccer - it's because you are an American and hating soccer is more American than mom's apple pie, driving a pick-up and spending Saturday afternoon channel-surfing with the remote control.
~Tom Weir

All that proves is that most of the world is too poor to build bowling alleys, golf courses, tennis courts and baseball fields. There's hundreds of millions of poor people out there who still ain't got indoor plumbing, but that don't mean there's something great about an outhouse. Soccer is boring. I've never seen a more boring sport.
~Mike Royko

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

If a team wants to intimidate you physically and you let them, they've won.
~Mia Hamm

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

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.
~Phil Woosnam

Every single day I wake up and commit to myself to becoming a better player.
~Mia Hamm

The vision of a champion is someone bent over, drenched in sweat, to a point of exhaustion, when no one else is watching.
~soccer saying by Anson Dorrance

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

I am a member of a team, and I rely on the team, I defer to it and sacrifice for it, because the team, not the individual, is the ultimate champion.
~Mia Hamm

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

If you are first you are first. If you are second, you are nothing.
~Bill Shankly

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.
~Phil Woosnam

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

Soccer is not about justice. It's a drama - and criminally wrong decisions against you are part and parcel of that.
~Pete Davies

In Latin America the border between soccer and politics is vague. There is a long list of governments that have fallen or been overthrown after the defeat of the national team.
~Luis Suarez


Soccer Sayings by Unknown Authors

The following soccer quotes and soccer sayings are worth sharing and come from unknown authors.

Up to five goals is journalism. After that, it becomes statistics.
~ Unknown

Why is there only one ball for 22 players? If you gave a ball to each of them, they'd stop fighting for it.
~ Unknown

I get a kick out of soccer.
~ Unknown

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

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

Soccer is an art more central to our culture than anything the Arts Council deigns to recognize.
~Unknown

Soccer is all very well as a game for rough girls, but is hardly suitable for delicate boys.
~Unknown

Whenever the ball flew toward our goal and a score seemed inevitable, Jesus reached his foot out and cleared the ball.
~ Unknown

Soccer Sayings and Slogans

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The following soccer slogans and soccer sayings are perfect for creating your very own soccer sayings T-shirts, signs, scrapbooking and more.

Talk with your feet, play with your heart

Life’s a soccer ball. Can you kick it?

Our goal is to stop yours

Alive and kicking

Lets kick some balls!

Everyone should have a goal to conquer. I believe I’ll conquer yours

A bad place to be is between me and the ball


I do it for kicks

I have goals

Having a goal is everything

My Goalie Is Better Than Your Goalie

Forwards do it backwards

I kick it were it counts

Soccer players do it for one goal

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