Football is the only sport where you put people together, it doesn't matter if you are rich, or poor, or black, or white. It is one nation. This is the beauty of football.— Pele
Empowering Sports Football quotations
Football is just a game. What matters is what you play for.
Some succeed because they are destined to, but most succeed because they are determined to.
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.
Greatness is a lot of small things done well.
Day after day, workout after workout, obedience after obedience, day after day.
It's not the will to win that matters-everyone has that.
It's the will to prepare to win that matters.
I had no interest in fashion when I was younger.
I was such a tomboy. I loved soccer, as you call it, or sports in general. The first time I was a bridesmaid, to my auntie, I refused to go down the aisle without my football shorts underneath my dress.
Every kid around the world who plays soccer wants to be Pele.
I have a great responsibility to show them not just how to be like a soccer player, but how to be like a man.
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.
My only feeling about superstition is that it's unlucky to be behind at the end of the game.
The only qualifications for a lineman are to be big and dumb.
To be a back, you only have to be dumb.
If you're in the penalty area and don't know what to do with the ball, put it in the net and we'll discuss the options later.
Alabama fans love Alabama football. Auburn fans love Auburn.
Sure, luck means a lot in football. Not having a good quarterback is bad luck.
If you're willing to put yourself and your dreams on the line, at the very least you'll discover an inner strength you may not have known existed.
Professional football in America is a special game, a unique game .
.. It is a rare game. The men who play it make it so. All of them are fearless. All of them are strong, quick. And all of them are part of a story that began long ago. A story written by men who found, in the sport, a demanding measure for their own courage and ability.
I want to be remembered as the guy who gave his all whenever he was on the field.
It's better to have ten disorganized players than ten organized runners.
Only true champions come out and show their worth after defeat- and I expect us to do that.
What makes the difference between a great player and just a normal player is dedication, work, commitment.
With the game on the line. I want the ball in my hands.
My responsibility is leadership, and the minute I get negative, that is going to have an influence on my team.
I may win and I may lose, but I will never be defeated
The more honor and self-respect among players, the greater the team.
Every game is an opportunity to measure yourself against your own potential.
I have two speeds. Fast and faster. I don't just run. I take it.
Yes, I thought I was joining Manchester United, I was misled by all involved.
I wasnt aware of another Manchester team
The ball is round, the game lasts ninety minutes, and everything else is just theory.
Football is something like war. Whoever behaves too properly, is lost.
Play for the name on the front of the shirt, and they will remember the name on the back
Before the first year, nobody gave it a chance.
Now, 36 years later, everybody knows Monday Night Football.
I don't expect to win enough games to be put on NCAA probation.
I just want to win enough to warrant an investigation.
The tradition in Serbia has always been team sports - football, basketball, handball, volleyball and water polo, individual sports are not supported.