I don't want to be remembered as a good goalkeeper. I want to be remembered as a great person.— Iker Casillas
Lavish Good Football quotations
Football is about joy. It's about dribbling. I favour every idea that makes the game beautiful. Every good idea has to last.
Life has taught me that you can’t control someone’s loyalty.
No matter how good you are to them, doesn’t mean they’ll treat you the same. No matter how much they mean to you, doesn’t mean they’ll value you the same. Sometimes the people you love the most, turn out to be the people you can trust the least.
But when I look back I can't call myself unlucky.
My 23rd birthday was December 14. In these years I have had more than most people get in a lifetime.
I am who I am. In the end, I feel that what I'm accountable for is doing a good job as a football coach.
A good football coach needs a patient wife, a loyal dog and a great quarterback - but not necessarily in that order.
When I arrive at the gates of Heaven the Good Lord will ask ‘what did you do in your life?’ I will respond ‘I tried to win football matches.’ He will say: ‘Are you certain that’s all?’ But, well, that’s the story of my life.
Sure, luck means a lot in football. Not having a good quarterback is bad luck.
Happiness does not come from football awards.
It's terrible to correlate happiness with football. Happiness comes from a good job, being able to feed your wife and kids. I don't dream football, I dream the American dream - two cars in a garage, be a happy father.
They ask me what I'd like written about me when I'm gone.
I hope they write I made Penn State a better place, not just that I was a good football coach.
Fantasy football is not only a good thing, but a great thing.
A good leader gets people to follow him because they want to, not because he makes them.
Thierry is the best striker in the world.
By far he's the best in the world. Thierry doesn't just score goals. Even when he's not having a good day he can make an important pass. He is a strong character. If things go wrong, he bounces straight back. His effect on the club is very big.
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.
Alan Shearer has done very well for us, considering his age.
We have introduced some movement into his game because he has got two good legs now. Last season he played with one leg.
Well, when you're playing good football, it's good football and if you don't have good football, then you're not really playing good football.
I think if you're a good high school player that you have the ability to be a good college football player. If you're a good college football then you have the ability to be a great NFL player.
It is like having a blanket that is too small for the bed, you pull the blanket up to keep your chest warm, and your feet stick out. I cannot buy a bigger blanket because the supermarket is closed. But the blanket I have is made of cashmere. So it's good.
Current condition of the BYU football program? I think it's in good shape.
We've got some good young players. We've had two or three pretty good recruiting years. We lost some players, obviously, that hurt us, but you always have turnover in college through attrition (graduation, transfers). That's the nature of the game.
Maybe a good rule in life is never become too important to do your own laundry.
I like to watch good football so I like to watch good players.
I like Cristiano Ronaldo, Andres Iniesta, Xavi and Wayne Rooney.
The mark of great sportsmen is not how good they are at their best, but how good they are their worst.
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.
There are two kinds of people in the world, observers and non-observers.
When you play a match, it is statistically proven that players actually have the ball 3 minutes on average ... So, the most important thing is: what do you do during those 87 minutes when you do not have the ball. That is what determines wether you're a good player or not.
Chelsea are not made to play football.
We're good on the counter, a little bit like Real against Bayern.
The crowds at West Ham haven't been rewarded by results, but they keep turning up because of the good football they see. Other clubs will suffer from the old bugbear that results count more than anything. This has been the ruination of English soccer.
Life is good. Football is better.
Statistics are like miniskirts: They give you good ideas but hide the important things.
When I feel good about myself, things start happening for myself. When you look up, you go up.
There were a lot of running backs as good as me.
The real difference was that I could focus. I never laid back and relied on natural ability.
If anything goes bad, I did it. If anything goes semi-good, we did it. If anything goes real good, then you did it. That's all it takes to get people to win football games for you.
It does not make a goalkeeper look good and, after it, I did not want to celebrate out of respect for him.
If short hair and good manners won football games, Army and Navy would play for the national championship every year.
A Kerry footballer with an inferiority complex is one who thinks he's just as good as everybody else.