Soccer Quotes

Inspirational Soccer Quotes for Athletes

I worked on my weaknesses and made them my strengths.

- Sydney Leroux
15
In his life, a man can change wives, political parties or religions but he cannot change his favourite soccer team.

- Eduardo Hughes Galeano
10
If you're attacking, you don't get as tired as when you're chasing.

- Kyle Rote, Jr.
8
A champion is someone who does not settle for that day's practice, that day's competition, that day's performance. They are always striving to be better. They don't live in the past.

- Briana Scurry
8
Football is the ballet of the masses.

- Dmitri Dmitriyevich Shostakovich
6
Some people tell me that we professional players are soccer slaves. Well, if this is slavery, give me a life sentence.

- Sir Robert “Bobby” Charlton
5
I hope all you young girls see yourself up there… we were just like you.

- Mia Hamm
5
Fail to prepare, prepare to fail.

- Roy Keane
5
The secret is to believe in your dreams; in your potential that you can be like your star, keep searching, keep believing and don't lose faith in yourself.

- Neymar
5
The guys who play it [soccer] are kinda dumb. Why don't they just kick the crap out of the guy in front of the net? Then they could score all they want.

- Tite Kubo
4
I always want more. Whether it's a goal, or winning a game, I'm never satisfied.

- Lionel Messi
11
Soccer doesn't build character, it reveals it.

- Brad Valentine
10
Soccer is an art more central to our culture than anything the Arts Council deigns to recognize.

- Germaine Greer
8
I don't believe skill was, or ever will be, the result of coaches. It is a result of a love affair between the child and the ball.

- Roy Maurice Keane
7
Every single day I wake up and commit to myself to becoming a better player.

- Mia Hamm
6
Life is like a game of soccer. You need goals. If there are no goals in your life then you can't win.

- Unknown
5
Never go for a 50-50 ball unless you're 80-20 sure of winning it.

- Ian Darke
5
I don't like to play rough, but I will if I have to.

- Mia Hamm
5
In football, everything is complicated by the presence of the opposite team.

- Jean-Paul Charles Aymard Sartre
5
You look at boxing being an international, world-famous sport, right up there next with soccer, and there's only two fighters the people want to see fight. Two little fellows, Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather.

- Emanuel Steward
4