You can change your wife, your politics, your religion, but never, never can you change your favourite football team.— Eric Cantona
Passioned Football Team quotations
Football, beer, and above all gambling, filled up the horizon of their minds. To keep them in control was not difficult.
A team is not made up of isolated individuals.
Always stay in the game. Don't be passive. Football is a team game. No one plays alone. Success depends on your whole team being a single unit.
Hungry is a word that I've been analyzing here of late.
It's not hunger that drives me, it's not hunger that needs to drive our football team. Hunger and thirst are things that can be quenched. We have to be a driven group, we have to seek greatness.
Leadership is earned. You want your team to feel like they work with you, not for you.
When you start supporting a football club, you don't support it because of the trophies, or a player, or history, you support it because you found yourself somewhere there; found a place where you belong.
A football team is a like a beautiful woman, when you do not tell her, she forgets she is beautiful
I've got a Championship game to play and I'm excited about the opportunity of my damn strong football team to play in it.
If your heart is bigger than the big-gest guy on the team, then you're the biggest guy on the team.
It's time for the New England Patriots to move on and that's what our job is.
And as I said, our goal is the same: to have a winning football team, to be a pillar in the community. That's what our direction is; that's what we're going to do.
The secret is to work less as individuals and more as a team.
As a coach, I play not my eleven best, but my best eleven.
I'm the head coach at LSU. I will be the head coach at LSU. I have no interest in talking to anybody else. I got a championship game to play, and I'm excited for the opportunity of my damn strong football team to play in it. Please ask me after. I'm busy. Thank you very much. Have a great day!
Ask not what your teammates can do for you. Ask what you can do for your teammates.
It's never an upset if the so-called underdog has all along considered itself the better team.
In my time at Anfield we always said we had the best two teams on Merseyside - Liverpool and Liverpool reserves.
Technique is not being able to juggle a ball 1000 times.
Anyone can do that by practicing. Then you can work in the circus. Technique is passing the ball with one touch, with the right speed, at the right foot of your team mate.
That's the beauty of sport. Sometimes you laugh, sometimes you cry.
Only true champions come out and show their worth after defeat- and I expect us to do that.
My responsibility is leadership, and the minute I get negative, that is going to have an influence on my team.
The more honor and self-respect among players, the greater the team.
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.
Yes, I thought I was joining Manchester United, I was misled by all involved.
I wasnt aware of another Manchester team
I'm here today because God has brought me here.
Jesus has brought me here...I'm with an amazing team. I believe He perfectly placed me in the right spot at the right time.
I remember my dad asking me one time, and it's something that has always stuck with me: 'Why not you, Russ?' You know, why not me? Why not me in the Super Bowl? So in speaking to our football team earlier in the year, I said, 'Why not us? Why can't we be there?'
Play for the name on the front of the shirt, and they will remember the name on the back
I played football for a team called the East Dragons on the east side of town.
We only had six regular season games. And six games I played tail back and I had 18 touchdowns in six games. That's when I knew I had some athletic ability.
The tradition in Serbia has always been team sports - football, basketball, handball, volleyball and water polo, individual sports are not supported.
I wish I could go to the school where my close friends go, but I obviously can't. The good thing is, they're really good about inviting me to all the football games and all that stuff. So I end up having an adopted team spirit for a school I don't go to.
Monday Night Football. That was everything to me because you get a chance to show everybody what you're capable of. It's only two teams on that Monday night.
I can't tell you how much you gain, how much progress you can make, by working together as a team, by helping one another. You get much more done that way. If there's anything the Steelers of the '70s epitomized, I think it was that teamwork.
Being an England supporter is like being the over-optimistic parents of the fat kid on sports day.
They're the second best team in the world, and there's no higher praise than that.
In his life, a man can change wives, political parties or religions but he cannot change his favourite soccer team.
Football is an honest game. It's true to life. It's a game about sharing. Football is a team game. So is life.
In football everything is complicated by the presence of the opposite team.
You can't be a real country unless you have a beer and an airline.
It helps if you have some kind of a football team, or some nuclear weapons, but at the very least you need a beer.
Baseball players are smarter than football players.
How often do you see a baseball team penalized for too many men on the field?
If you're mad at your kid, you can either raise him to be a nose tackle or send him out to play on the freeway. It's about the same.
I believe in work, in connections between the players, I think what makes football great is that it is a team sport. You can win in different ways, by being more of a team, or by having better individual players. It is the team ethic that interests me, always.
Arsene Wenger's idea is not only to play good football.
It's to play good football to win. In my day, we knew that with our style we could hurt teams and win trophies too. But we did it our way, with the positional game, passing, movement.
You have to play this game like somebody just hit your mother with a two-by-four.