Soccer Quotes

Inspirational Soccer Quotes for Athletes

I worked on my weaknesses and made them my strengths.

- Sydney Leroux
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Soccer doesn't build character, it reveals it.

- Brad Valentine
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If you're attacking, you don't get as tired as when you're chasing.

- Kyle Rote, Jr.
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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
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Football is the ballet of the masses.

- Dmitri Dmitriyevich Shostakovich
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Fail to prepare, prepare to fail.

- Roy Keane
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In football, everything is complicated by the presence of the opposite team.

- Jean-Paul Charles Aymard Sartre
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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
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I don't like to play rough, but I will if I have to.

- Mia Hamm
5
Good players never want to sit on the bench as substitutes

- Marc Overmars
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I always want more. Whether it's a goal, or winning a game, I'm never satisfied.

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

- Eduardo Hughes Galeano
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Soccer is an art more central to our culture than anything the Arts Council deigns to recognize.

- Germaine Greer
8
Every single day I wake up and commit to myself to becoming a better player.

- Mia Hamm
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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
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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
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
I hope all you young girls see yourself up there… we were just like you.

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

- Ian Darke
5
The trouble with referees is that they know the rules, but they do not know the game.

- William “Bill” Shankly
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