A great friend once said, that no jockey ever said anything worth listening to. After reading these soccer quotes, perhaps the same applies to soccer players. On the other hand, these quotes do
give us a chuckle.
I have to say that, for once, American sportsmen interview so much better, it's
as if the NFL, Baseball and Basketball players have all been to media school, whereas our soccer players
learn and speak their own dialect of English.
quotes as reported in the British Press
settle in Italy - it was like living in a foreign country.'
I'd like to play for an Italian
club, like Barcelona.'
Do you remember when we played in Spain in the Anglo-Italian Cup?'
really matter as long as you win.'
'I always used to put my right boot on first, and then obviously my right sock.'
'My parents have been there for me, ever since I was about 7.'
'I definitely want Brooklyn to be
christened, but I don't
know into what religion yet.'
'I would not be bothered if we lost every game as long as we won the league.'
'I took a whack on my left ankle, but something told me it was my right.'
'Alex Ferguson is the best
manager I've ever had at this level. Well, he's
the only manager I've actually had at this level. But he's
the best manager I've ever had.'
believe you can win, there is no point in getting out of bed at the end of the day.'
'I've had 14 bookings this season - 8 of which were my
fault, but 9 of which were disputable.'
'I've never wanted to leave. I'm here for the rest of my life, and hopefully after that as well.'
'Germany are a very difficult team to play...they had 11 internationals out there today.'
You've got to believe that you're going to win, and I believe we'll win the World Cup until the final whistle blows and we'
re knocked out.'
watching the Blackburn game on TV on Sunday when it flashed on the screen that George (Ndah) had scored in the first minute at Birmingham. My first reaction was to ring him up. Then I remembered he was out
'Without being too harsh on David Beckham, he cost us the match.'
happy as I can be - but I have been happier.' Ugo Ehiogu
'Leeds is a great club and it's
been my home for years, even though I live in Middlesborough.'
'I can see the carrot at the end of the tunnel.'
'The Brazilians were South American, the
Ukrainians will be more European.'
'All that remains is for a few dots and commas to be crossed.'
'One accusation you can't
throw at me is that I've always done my best.'
'I'd rather play in front of a
full house than an empty crowd.'
'sometimes in football you have to score goals.'
surprised, but I always say nothing surprises me in football.'
'It was like the ref had a brand new yellow card and wanted to see if it worked.'
no in between - you're either good or bad. We were in between.'
'If you don't
concede any goals you'll win more games than you lose.'
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