I prefer that Argentina wins the World Cup. Messi deserves it for all he has done in football. He's my friend, I wish him the best— Neymar
Valuable World Cup quotations
The world will not be destroyed by those who do evil, but by those who watch them without doing anything.
Christians don't simply learn or study or use Scripture;
we assimilate it, take it into our lives in such a way that it gets metabolized into acts of love, cups of cold water, missions into all the world, healing and evangelism and justice in Jesus' name, hands raised in adoration of the Father, feet washed in company with the Son.
We should not have a tin cup out for something as important as the arts in this country, the richest in the world. Creative artists are always begging, but always being used when it's time to show us at our best.
I fear the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The world will have a generation of idiots.
The world over - 50 million children start playing tennis, 5 million learn to play tennis, 500,000 learn professional tennis, 50,000 come to the circuit, 5000 reach the grand slam, 50 reach Wimbledon, 4 to semi final, 2 to the finals, when I was holding a cup I never asked GOD 'Why me?'. And today in pain I should not be asking GOD 'Why me?'
We have a great sense of togetherness. It is our team spirit that has taken us to this World Cup.
I don’t feel pressure. I don’t give a toss about it. I spent the afternoon of Sunday, July 9, 2006 in Berlin sleeping and playing the PlayStation. In the evening, I went out and won the World Cup.
The world is changed by your example, not by your opinion.
Those who believe in this type of thing [Paul the Octopus, who ‘predicted’ the result of World Cup matches] cannot be the leaders of the global nations that aspire, like Iran, to human perfection, basing themselves in the love of all sacred values.
Acting is the best job in the world. Look at the way they treat you when you turn up for work. They give you breakfast and a cup of tea and ask, 'Are you all right' They tart up your face, you say somebody else's words, then pick up your check and go home. And you get days off. I tell you, it really is the way to live.
The World Cup was a huge frustration because I had prepared really hard for it.
But in the World Cup there is no formula, no recipe for success.
Success - See your goal; Understand the obstacles; Create a positive mental picture; Clear your mind of self doubt; Embrace the challenge; Stay on track; Show the world you can do it!
Soccer is a great game, and the rich variety of styles and passions that come with being truly global makes the World Cup a nonpareil event in the universe of competitive sport.
In recent times Italy have been in a World Cup final every 12 years and I hope to still be there in 2018.
When I die, the last thing I want to see is the six that Dhoni hit in the 2011 World Cup final.
There comes a day when you realize turning the page is the best feeling in the world, because you realize there is so much more to the book than the page you were stuck on.
Everybody in Argentina can remember the hand of God in the England match in the 1986 World Cup. Now, in my country, the hand of God has brought us an Argentinian pope.
Radical self-care is quantum, and radiates out into the atmosphere, like a little fresh air. It is a huge gift to the world. When people respond by saying, “Well, isn’t she full of herself,” smile obliquely, like Mona Lisa, and make both of you a nice cup of tea.
There is something in the nature of tea that leads us into a world of quiet contemplation of life.
Nothing is permanent in this world, not even our troubles.
I'm a cup of tea in a world of lattes.
It was a huge thrill, to step on a pitch of a championship like the World Cup, is a sensation that... You know, passes everything in your head.
Four goals in (16) minutes. Literally I don't even know how that happens especially in a World Cup final.
The problem with the world is that the intelligent people are full of doubts while the stupid ones are full of confidence.
Let us not be afraid to be humble, small, helpless to prove our love for God.
The cup of water you give the sick, the way you lift a dying man, the way you feed a baby, the way you teach a dull child, the way you give medicine to a sufferer of leprosy, the joy with which you smile at your own at home - all this is God's love in the world today.
I remember World Cups in 1982 and 1986 when we weren't there and we'd support Belgium or Denmark, .. They had some players who played in Holland and they were a bit like the Dutch.
The World Cup tournament overall and, naturally, the new stadiums at its heart, are the ideal platform to portray Germany as a positive and exceptional location, and above all of course, as a highly capable economic location.
In a world where you can be anything - be kind.
The adidas +Challenge is a really cool opportunity for kids here in Los Angeles and across the country to get excited for the FIFA World Cup this summer. As a big fan of soccer, Im looking forward to seeing the 32 youth teams compete for the title of Team USA and represent our country at the global finals in Berlin.
The truth is that I don't have a favourite goal.
I remember important goals more than I do favourite goals, like goals in the Champions League where I had the opportunity to have scored in both finals I have played in. Finals in the World Cup or Copa del Rey are the ones that have stayed with me for longer or that I remember more.
If a team lives up to its role as favorite, it will have earned the World Cup.
By the way, Adidas grew by about 30 percent in Brazil even without sponsoring the national team.
Be a fruit loop in a world full of cheerios.
There's more chance of me flying Concorde to the moon blindfolded than there is of you taking Wales to the World Cup.
I'm sure sex wouldn't be so rewarding as this World Cup.
It's not that sex isn't good but the World Cup is every four years and sex is not.
I lost my virginity under a bridge. I was having sex with this poor girl and I was trying my best, but I was like Scotland at a World Cup - just pleased to be there.
To be yourself in a world that in constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
I would like to wish the England squad every success.
I would also very much like to extend those wishes to Martin Johnson, Brian Smith, Mike Ford, John Wells, Graham Rowntree and the rest of the England 2011 World Cup management team who have been fantastic and deserve people to know that.
I personally think that we can win the World Cup.
We are improving with every game. With such a young average age in the squad we can only carry on improving.
You know the marathon in my country is just exceptional.
It's like soccer in England. If England win the world cup and Ethiopia win the marathon - it's the same.
No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.
If I am a son of God, nothing but God will satisfy my soul;
no amount of comfort, no amount of ease, no amount of pleasure, will give me peace or rest. If I had the full cup of all the world's joys held up to me, and could drain it to the dregs, I should still remain thirsty if I had not God.
The roe of the Russian sturgeon has probably been present at more important international affairs than have all the Russian dignitaries of history combined. This seemingly simple article of diet has taken its place in the world along with pearls, sables, old silver, and Cellini cups.
The first World Cup I remember was in the 1950 when I was 9 or 10 years old.
My father was a soccer player, and there was a big party, and when Brazil lost to Uruguay, I saw my father crying.
As for the (Ballon d'Or) criteria, I'm not really sure how it works.
Sometimes it's a World Cup year, sometimes it isn't. Let them vote. For me, there is no doubt as to who is the best, year after year.
Before dying, my last wish will be to see MS Dhoni's World Cup Winning Six.