72+ Best Soccer Quotes: Exclusive Selection

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Soccer is one of the the most popular sport worldwide and all of the players have clearly demonstrated a commitment to excellence. Inspirational soccer quotes will get you through anything when the going gets tough and help you succeed in every aspect of life.

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Famous Soccer Quotes

I am not a perfectionist, but I like to feel that things are done well. Cristiano Ronaldo

I’ve never scored a goal in my life without getting a pass from someone else. Abby Wambach

You have to fight to reach your dream. You have to sacrifice and work hard for it. Lionel Messi

Your love makes me strong, your hate makes me unstoppable! Cristiano Ronaldo

When you win, you don’t get carried away. But if you go step by step, with confidence, you can go far. Diego Maradona

Take your victories, whatever they might be, cherish them, use them, but don’t settle for them. Mia Hamm

The secret is to believe in your dreams; in your potential that you can be like your star, keep searching, keep believing and don’t lose faith in yourself. Neymar

There will be obstacles. There will be doubters. There will be mistakes. But with hard work, there are no limits.

The vision of a champion is bent over, drenched in sweat, at the point of exhaustion, when nobody else is looking. Mia Hamm

Everything is practice. Pele

Football is the ballet of the masses. Dmitri Shostakovich

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

Most of us are in this more than just for playing soccer. We’re in it for the bigger goal to move it along for the next generation. Landon Donovan

It’s not the will to win, but the will to prepare to win that makes the difference. Bear Bryant

I don’t believe skill was, or ever will be, the result of coaches. It is a result of a love affair between the child and the ball. Roy Keane

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

The rules of soccer are very simple, basically it is this if it moves, kick it. If it doesn’t move, kick it until it does. Phil Abraham

It’s hard to beat someone who never quits

I am not a man, I am Cantona. Eric Cantona

Keep working even when no one is watching. Alex Morgan

In football as in watchmaking, talent and elegance mean nothing without rigor and precision. Lionel Messi

Maybe they hate me because I’m too good. Cristiano Ronaldo

In his life, a man can change wives, political parties or religions, but he cannot change his favourite soccer team. Eduardo Galeano

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

Football is a simple game; 22 men chase a ball for 90 minutes and at the end, the Germans win. Gary Lineker

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

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

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

Years have gone by and I’ve finally learned to accept myself for who I am a beggar for good soccer. I go about the world, hand outstretched, and in the stadiums I plead A pretty move, for the love of God.  Eduardo Galeano

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

I think there are a lot of things that soccer does in the communities that transcend the soccer field. Brandi Chastain

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

That’s the beauty of sport. Sometimes you laugh, sometimes you cry Pep Guardiola

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

Football is a game played with arms, legs and shoulders but mostly from the neck up. Knute Rockne

People in football love to talk about mental strength. Well, I’m the strongest dude you’re ever going to meet. Romelu LukakuSport has the power to inspire and unite people. In Africa, soccer enjoys great popularity and has a particular place in the hearts of people. Nelson Mandela

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

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

The ball is round, the game lasts ninety minutes, and everything else is just theory. Josef Sepp Herberger

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

If you’re attacking, you don’t get as tired as when you’re chasing. Kyle Rote Jr

All goalscorers 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

I always want to become better. If never being satisfied is a problem, then I have it. At least it’s a good problem. Zlatan Ibrahimovic

The smartest thing I did is I never gave up. Ivan Rakitic

I never wanted Manchester United to be second to anybody. Matt Busby

Everything in my life has happened very early, personally and professionally. I’m always learning I have to. Neymar Jr.

I’ve never tried to hide the fact that it is my intention to become the best. Cristiano Ronaldo

Since the beginning of the competition he has got it right, and I hope it will be the same for the final. Antoine Griezmann

Nobody has enough talent to live on talent alone. Even when you have talent, a life without work goes nowhere. Arsene Wenger

The questions around us principally come down to character; the essential ability to withstand events that go against you. Gareth Southgate

You can overcome anything, if, and only if, you love something enough. Lionel Messi

I have to be scoring goals and playing well to get in the team because, if not, others who are in better form will play. Diego Costa

Every time I went away I was deceiving my mum. I’d tell her I was going to school, but I’d be out on the street playing football. I always had a ball on my feet. Ronaldo

I’m going to remember to have fun this time. Life is too short for the stress and the drama. Romelu Lukaku

Keep working even when no one is watching. Alex Morgan

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

I don’t have time for hobbies. At the end of the day, I treat my job as a hobby. It’s something I love doing. David Beckham

Take the risk, or lose the chance. Eden Hazard

I have the chance to do for a living what I like the most in life, and that’s playing football. I can make people happy and enjoy myself at the same time. Ronaldinho

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

Keep dreaming, even when people laugh at your dreams or tell you that they are impossible to achieve. Keep believing in yourself. Tobin Heath

You have to fight to reach your dream. You have to sacrifice and work hard for it. Leonel Messi

I am constantly being asked about individuals. The only way to win is as a team. Football is not about one or two or three star players. Phyllis Diller

When good soccer happens, I give thanks for the miracle and I don’t give a damn which team or country performs it. Eduardo Galeano

I was lucky to come from a difficult area. It teaches you not just about football but also life. There were lots of kids from different races and poor families. People had to struggle to get through the day. Zinedine Zidane

Soccer is an art more central to our culture than anything the Arts Council deigns to recognize. Germaine Greer

There is no room for criticism on the training field. For a player and for any human being  there is nothing better than hearing well done. Those are the two best words ever invented in sports. You don’t need to use superlatives. Sir Alex Ferguson

If you’re attacking, you don’t get as tired as when you’re chasing. Kyle Rote Jr.

Soccer is simple you just need to have the right mentality, fighting in every game, in every practice and for every ball. Hristo Stoichkov

I would not be bothered if we lost every game as long as we won the league. Mark Viduka

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