Inspirational Quotes

Top 20 Footballers Quotes : Motivation, Inspiration, Success

Top 20 Footballers Quotes

Top 20 Footballers Quotes : Motivation, Inspiration, Success

“There is no pressure when you are making a dream come true.” – Neymar Santos

“All good athletes make mistakes; the great ones learn to make that mistake only once.” – Raul Lopez

“In football, the worst blindness is only seeing the ball.” – Nelson Falcão Rodrigues

“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

“The person that said winning isn’t everything, never won anything.” – Mia Hamm

“Every defeat is a victory in itself.” – Francisco Maturana García

“Failure happens all the time. It happens every day in practice. What makes you better is how you react to it.” – Mia Hamm



“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

“Every disadvantage has got its advantage.” – Johan Cruijff

“Fail to prepare, prepare to fail.” – Roy Keane

“We lost because we didn’t win.” – Ronaldo (on Brazil’s defeat to France in 1998)

“A lot of football success is in the mind. You must believe that you are the best and then make sure that you are.” – Bill Shankly

“Football is the ballet of the masses.” – Dmitri Shostakovich

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

“I’m a rock star because I couldn’t be a soccer star.” – Rod Stewart

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

“Whoever invented soccer should be worshipped as God.” – Hugo Sánchez Márquez

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

“Some people believe football is a matter of life and death, I am very disappointed with that attitude. I can assure you it is much, much more important than that.” – Bill Shankly

“The trouble with referees is that they know the rules, but they don’t know the game.” – Bill Shankly



“It is better to win ten times 1-0 than to win once 10-0.” – Vahid Halilhodzic

“Football is war minus the shooting.” – George Orwell

“Rugby is a game for barbarians played by gentlemen. Football is a game for gentlemen played by barbarians.” – Oscar Wilde

“International football is the continuation of war by other means.” – Eric Arthur Blair

“In football everything is complicated by the presence of the opposite team.” – Jean-Paul Sartre

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