50+ Best Player Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational player quotes will challenge the way you think, change the way you live and transform your whole life.

Famous Player Quotes

Success is no accident It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do Pele

It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up Babe Ruth

God gives gifts to everyone, some can write, some can dance He gave me the skill to play football and I am making the most of it Ronaldinho

The harder the battle, the sweeter the victory Les Brown

I love football, and you love football, and arguing about it is just a waste of time Ian Slatter

Never say never because limits, like fears, are often just an illusion Michael Jordan

Words can come and go Your acts are going to speak for themselves Javier Chicharito Hernandez

You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them Michael Jordan

Every single day I wake up and commit to myself to become a better player Mia Hamm

Winning isn’t everything, but wanting to win is Vince Lombardi

The players are writing a beautiful page of French football history Didier Deschamps

There may be people that have more talent than you, but there’s no excuse for anyone to work harder than you do Derek Jeter

Only in sport can you live through emotions like this We knew how to put them in difficulty, we made them run, we prepared well Samuel Umtiti

I became a good pitcher when I stopped trying to make them miss the ball and started trying to make them hit it Sandy Koufax

Tactically, the coach did a perfect job yesterday, so we know we will be fully prepared Antoine Griezmann

When you’ve got something to prove, there’s nothing greater than a challenge Terry Bradshaw

I always look forward to playing for my national team, especially at major tournaments Luka Modric

If you can’t outplay them, outwork them Ben Hogan

I hope the players benefit from my experience but this is their final. It is something they have worked for and they will be able to enjoy it Didier Deschamps

Most people never run far enough on their first wind to find out they’ve got a second William James

People in football love to talk about mental strength Well, I’m the strongest dude you’re ever going to meet Romelu Lukaku

I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life And that is why I succeed Michael Jordan

Our country has been through difficult experiences in terms of unity Sport  football in particular  has the power to help that. It is a special feeling Gareth Southgate

It’s not whether you get knocked down; it’s whether you get up Vince Lombardi

We dominated the game physically and mentally, in all aspects We should have killed the game before extra time Luka Modric

Do you know what my favorite part of the game is? The opportunity to play Mike Singletary

All goal scorers go on droughts It is how you cope with that And it is not just about scoring, it is about what you bring to the team, bringing others into play and getting assists Harry Kane

The more difficult the victory, the greater the happiness in winning Pele

I have to keep working hard and playing well because I don’t like to be second or third they’re the worst places to be You would be proud, of course, because it means you’re on the way, but you want to finish first Paul Pogba

Nobody who ever gave his best regretted it George Halas

Outside football, I just love life, you know We’re lucky to play football, to have all this body Everyone’s watching us Paul Pogba

If you can believe it, the mind can achieve it Ronnie Lott

There is no pressure when you are making a dream come true Neymar Jr.

Without self discipline, success is impossible, period Lou Holtz

If you weren’t with me when I had nothing, then you can’t really understand me Romelu Lukaku

Make each day your masterpiece John Wooden

Take the risk, or lose the chance Eden Hazard

If you aren’t going all the way, why go at all? Joe Namath

I’ve always been working hard on my speed for the last few years Obviously, I’m not slow, but as a striker, the more speed you have, the better you are Harry Kane

Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do John Wooden

I only think about the pitch I want to do great I want to be one of the best I want to win titles I want to achieve things Paul Pogba

A champion is someone who gets up when he can’t Jack Dempsey

That’s the mentality  don’t just play it, win it Luis Suarez

Winners never quit and quitters never win Vince Lombardi

I want to win and always have done since I was small I don’t know if it’s in my blood or just my personality Diego Costa

One man practicing sportsmanship is far better than a hundred teaching it Knute Rockne

My heroes were always soccer players Ronaldinho

Success is where preparation and opportunity meet Bobby Unser