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Picture quote by George Orwell about people

Football, beer, and above all gambling, filled up the horizon of their minds. To keep them in control was not difficult. ⏤ George Orwell


Picture quote by Pele about family

Of course, my father was a soccer player. He used to play very good. Then I was young, eight or nine years, ten years old, I just want to be like my father. ⏤ Pele


Picture quote about sports

That's the beauty of sport. Sometimes you laugh, sometimes you cry.


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Best football quotes

What are the best football quotes? Best quotes about football of all times. Some of the top sayings that are football are here to read and remember. Access the best football quotations. Top football sayings on images and beautiful affirmations. Enjoy most famous quotes that are football and bookmark favorite ones.


Football combines the two worst things about America: it is violence punctuated by committee meetings.

George Will, journalist

I was meant to be a composer and will be I'm sure. Don't ask me to try to forget this unpleasant thing and go play football - please.

Samuel Barber, composer

The problem with winter sports is that -- follow me closely here -- they generally take place in winter.

Dave Barry, journalist

Sharks are as tough as those football fans who take their shirts off during games in Chicago in January, only more intelligent.

Dave Barry, journalist

I've always been like that. I was a tomboy when I was a kid, so I was always playing baseball and basketball and football and stuff as a kid with the boys.

Catherine Bell, model

It's weird... people say they're not like apes. Now how do you explain football then?

Mitch Hedberg, comedian

The negative side of football. The negative side of our society. People sometimes go to football and bring to it the negative aspects of our society.

Jose Mourinho, coach

Without football, my life is worth nothing.

Cristiano Ronaldo, footballer

I would play football, because I love it.

Summer Altice, model

Some people try to find things in this game that don't exist but football is only two things - blocking and tackling.

Vince Lombardi, coach

Football is a game of skill, we kicked them a bit and they kicked us a bit.

Graham Roberts, actor

This ain't a football game, we do this every day.

Earl Weaver, coach

Women will not talk about football unless one of them is in love with a football player, and then suddenly you discover that they know everything that is to be known about it.

Jeanne Moreau, actress

It's football season; anything can happen.

Troy Brown, athlete

The pride and presence of a professional football team is far more important than 30 libraries.

Art Modell, businessman

I was 15, and the years of hard swimming had packed muscle on my frame and made me very strong. Not as strong as a football player, but strong enough to inflict heavy damage.

Esther Williams, actress

Football is so barbaric. Sometimes I wonder what I was thinking by playing it. I feel almost like I escaped from boot camp.

Brian Bosworth, athlete

Corporate documents, like football game plans, are not easily drafted in a stadium, with thousands of very interested fans participating, each with their own red pencil, trying to reach a consensus on every word.

Jon Postel, scientist

You are responsible to each other because when you win a game of football, you only need eight players to perform well.

Alex Ferguson, coach

I think the best place to work in football is England.

Jose Mourinho, coach

And I think because of the passion of every English player and every English supporter, and every English journalist for the game, most of the game is played with passion, love for football and instinct, but in football you also have to think.

Jose Mourinho, coach

So if one day the result becomes 3-3, for me it doesn't change my mind, because it's football, it's normal. What is not normal is that we haven't been scoring enough goals playing such good football as we've been playing in the last few weeks.

Jose Mourinho, coach

When I finish playing football, I would like to work with kids and sleep!

Michael Strahan, athlete

So my dad raised me, and he's a huge football fan.

Lisa Guerrero, journalist

Whether I played marbles, whether I played football or slam anything else, I wanted to excel.

Robert Mondavi, businessman

These guys live and breathe football; they get something out of going to the training ground every day.

Alan Hansen, athlete

I'm comfortable with my femininity, and I don't try to change what I look like just because I'm reporting on football at the end of the night.

Lisa Guerrero, journalist

Most of the time I meet my trainer at the gym and we do a lot of everything: weights circuit with cardio, football drills, sprinting with weights on the treadmill.

Charisma Carpenter, actress

But quite honestly I can't help being a passionate football supporter. If that's my sin, I'm guilty.

Delia Smith, entertainer

It's quite a famous story that takes place on Christmas Eve, and the Germans, French, and Scottish are trying to make peace one night and they bury their dead and they play football. I play a German opera singer, in German, which I never have so I am really excited about that.

Diane Kruger, model

I think if Tottenham are going to be top four side, the fans and the club will need to get away from the philosophy of 'pretty football', that's got to go.

Alan Hansen, athlete

I can remember running around at the age of 3, wanting to play golf, cricket and football. I was always active, one way or another, driving my parents mad.

Ian Botham, athlete

When you just work tactically, in pure football sessions, you can see the way they can think football.

Jose Mourinho, coach

We're sympathetic, but once you step on the field, football's football.

Michael Strahan, athlete

Then you get into it, especially if you start talking about football, fighting and Muhammad Ali. Then the ladies get very bored and start delivering ultimatums.

Oliver Reed, actor

I never felt I would get to the stage where I would to have to actively think about retiring from international football as I always thought it would pass me by.

Kenny Cunningham, athlete

Looking back I find it hard to believe that I could forge a career in anything other than football but I didn't do too badly in my final exams and there were a few business-related courses that interested me.

Kenny Cunningham, athlete

You can spend the money on new housing for poor people and the homeless, or you can spend it on a football stadium or a golf course.

Jello Biafra, musician

Football has been my life for as long as I can remember.

Jack Youngblood, athlete

I love football and beer and have a normal girlfriend.

Josh Duhamel, actor

As long as I own this football team and long after I'm gone, they will always be the Washington Redskins.

Jack K. Cooke,

The importance that our society attaches to sport is incredible. After all, is football a game or a religion? The people of this country have allowed sports to get completely out of hand.

Howard Cosell, lawyer

Football isn't a contact sport, it's a collision sport. Dancing is a contact sport.

Duffy Daugherty, coach

I hope to get out before they start football next year.

Bear Bryant, coach

When all the girls were getting all made up and getting into all that girl stuff in junior high I was out playing softball or touch football with the guys.

Catherine Bell, model

The manager sits down with me; I sit down with the board. We assess the success of the year. The manager assesses whose coming through the academy system. His job is to look at what is happening in European and world football.

David Gill, scientist

I'd heard about Texas football and how much of a religion it is, but to go to Odessa and experience it first-hand is something different than just hearing about it.

Jay Hernandez, actor

We've got our football where no one wears anything and the guys are in little shorts and they beat the crap out of each other, and they can catch it and they can kick it, and it's the only place it's played in the world.

Rachel Griffiths, actress

Liverpool without European football is like a banquet without wine.

Roy Evans, athlete

It was a very exciting time for me to play professional football, finally.

Jim Otto, athlete

Deacon Jones has been the most inspirational person in my football career.

Jack Youngblood, athlete

I know I can catch the football. That's the least of my worries.

Kevin Johnson, athlete

Arsenal have won that advantage, nobody gave it to them. By playing fantastic football and by winning matches and by winning trophies, they won that respect that the opponent has for them.

Jose Mourinho, coach

Back then I said to myself 'screw football.' Actually I just took part in this camp as there was nothing better for me to do. They also didn't draft me because they thought I was too wild and undisciplined.

Ed O'Neill, actor

In football you always get judged on your last game. Whoever you are, or how amazing you are, it's the last game that everyone has seen.

Thierry Henry, athlete

Cameron was able to get an inside look at professional football from the standpoint of athletes and agents and general managers that few people have ever seen.

Leigh Steinberg, businessman

After all, is football a game or a religion?

Howard Cosell, lawyer

I work hard. I work 80-90 hours a week in part-time football.

Graham Roberts, actor

You know, I played football, I was offensive tackle in college.

Ruben Studdard, musician

When I went to high school, an all-boys' school, a Catholic school, I tried out for football, and I didn't make it. It was the first time, athletically, that I was knocked down.

Mike Krzyzewski, coach

When I was growing up, there weren't any Little Leagues in the city. Parents worked all the time. They didn't have time to take their kids out to play baseball and football.

Mike Krzyzewski, coach

That's another thing, we made up games. We didn't have equipment. When it snowed, we would play slow motion tackle football. We would play hockey, but we wouldn't skate. We just made things up. I loved doing that.

Mike Krzyzewski, coach

The caliber of play suffered and attendance declined year by year. Interest in college football was exploding, and there was this new game called basketball.

John Thorn, historian

But if kids take up things like hockey and football they will go back to it.

Daley Thompson, athlete

I never dreamed about being an actor, because that was out of reach. Coming from a small town that was big in farming, and also big in clothing factories, you don't dream about being a professional football player or an actor.

Herschel Walker, athlete

If you'd rather go to the football game than read a comic, that's fine. I'd rather do both.

Rob Walton, athlete

I started out wanting to coach football.

Lee Majors, actor

I went to Ohio University studying arts and history, and playing football. But I was only interested in girls, my pals and sports. I only did the minimum for school.

Ed O'Neill, actor

My dad was a sports writer when I was younger and then he became just a general columnist. But I grew up with him literally getting into brawls with football coaches.

Amy Klobuchar, politician

I met Jack Bruce, one of my heroes, in a studio while doing some recording. England had just beat Scotland in a big football match and I saw Jack trying to break into this refrigerator in the lounge, drunk out of his brain, and I didn't know what to say.

Andy Partridge, musician

Free agency screws everybody's allegiances up. Whether it be football, baseball, hockey, basketball, whatever it may be. It's really hard.

Bill Goldberg, athlete

We are making a little portion of their brains be sprinters; they are 100 percent football players, but for these purposes, they must learn the proper way to run.

Ato Boldon, athlete

By the time I could have played football, I was already into acting and that's what I wanted to do.

David Morse, actor

I am endlessly fascinated that playing football is considered a training ground for leadership, but raising children isn't. Hey, it made me a better leader: you have to take a lot of people's needs into account; you have to look down the road. Trying to negotiate getting a couple of kids to watch the same TV show requires serious diplomacy.

Dee Dee Myers, public servant

There's no point in making predictions. It's not worth speculating because nothing is set in stone and things change all the time in football. Today there are opportunities that no one knows if they will come round again in the future.

Cristiano Ronaldo, footballer

As a professional football player, I have known perfectly well from the day I started playing that every day I have to fight for my place.

Luis Figo, athlete

It is like football with coaches, like, 'We're only going to think about the next game.' It is really true, all you think is, 'Okay, we have to make a good next episode.'

Matt Stone, producer

Sometimes in football you have to hold your hand up and say, yeah, they're better than us.

Alex Ferguson, coach

In England, it's a rare thing to see a player smoking but, all in all, I prefer that to an alcoholic. The relationship with alcohol is a real problem in English football and, in the short term, it's much more harmful to a sportsman. It weakens the body, which becomes more susceptible to injury.

Alex Ferguson, coach

Football management is such a pressurised thing - horseracing is a release. I'm also learning to play the piano - I'm quite determined - it's another release from the pressure of my job.

Alex Ferguson, coach

So I know all about the ups and downs of football, I know that one day I will be sacked.

Jose Mourinho, coach

Since retiring I have spent a lot of time with my family, on my boat, and playing football.

Goran Ivanisevic, athlete

Anytime that the Arizona Cardinals play football, I scream at the top of my lungs at the television. And I have certain dances that I do.

Blake Shelton, musician

There are things players go through on an everyday basis in the business of football. You don't see it all with the glitz and glamour of game day.

Terrell Owens, athlete

The first ninety minutes of a football match are the most important.

Bobby Robson, athlete

Because I was small, I was getting the hell kicked out of me playing football.

Burt Bacharach, composer

Many people agree with me that many things are not clear in football these days and it is not something people who watch football deserve. The situation will be the same while football is run by people who do not understand football.

Diego Maradona, footballer

My friend and I sang an a cappella rendition of Extreme's 'More Than Words' at one of our football pep rallies in a desperate attempt to look cool. For a while, I wore pink Converse All Stars because I thought it made me seem daring and irreverent.

Ed Helms, comedian

All this cuddling and kissing on stage these days, well it's all right in football when someone scores a goal, but not when you're playing darts.

Eric Bristow, celebrity

My daddy died when I was two years old. My mother raised my two older brothers and me. And we couldn't have had a better situation. I mean, she was the - ran the concession stand at the Little League, and she was the first woman president of The Touchdown Club, the booster club for the high school football team. And so, I had a wonderful childhood.

Haley Barbour, politician

I think the preponderant opinion clearly was that St. Louis could be a great football city if it had a team of its own that they could really root for.

Paul Tagliabue,

It was actually a very nice little book done by a gift book company. They illustrated it with pictures from 1920s football, before there were face guards.

Gregg Easterbrook, author

I feel I have a lot to learn from English football and I am completely open to good influences in my way of thinking football. But I also have things to give them.

Jose Mourinho, coach

There is a growing feeling that perhaps Texas is really another country, a place where the skies, the disasters, the diamonds, the politicians, the women, the fortunes, the football players and the murders are all bigger than anywhere else.

Pete Hamill, journalist

Tiger is the greatest thing that's happened to the tour in a long time. He has brought incredible attention to golf at a time of year when football and the World Series always take precedence. Everything I've heard about him seems to be true.

Payne Stewart, athlete

Some of the money going to the rookies can now be spent on people who have proved their worth. After all, the average playing life of a pro football player is about eight years and it is only fitting that the veterans get something for their efforts.

Bob Lilly, athlete

I attribute my entire football career, as far as getting me started, getting me interested, keeping me that way was my father. He went to every game even though he was crippled and wasn't real healthy.

Bob Lilly, athlete

The car business is a lot like football. In football, you have to win once a week. In the car business, you have to win every day.

Tom Dempsey, athlete

In football, day in day out, you always have to show your worth.

Luis Figo, athlete

I don't enjoy getting knocked about on a football field for other people's amusement. I enjoy it if I'm being paid a lot for it.

David Storey, novelist

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Part 3
Best football quotes
Top 10 football quotes
Top 10 football quotes by Johan Cruyff

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Famous football authors

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