23 Funny Soccer Quotes

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23 FUNNY SOCCER QUOTES

Football managers and players sometimes say the darndest things! Here are 23 Funny Quotes

01


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

GARY LINEKER

02


I'm going to make a prediction - it could go either way.

RON ATKINSON

03


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

04


We don't want our players to be monks. We want them to be better football players because a monk doesn't play football at this level.

SIR BOBBY ROBSON

05


Rugby is a game for barbarians played by gentlemen. Football is a game for gentlemen played by barbarians.

OSCAR WILDE

06


I'd been ill and hadn't trained for a week, and i'd been out of the team for three weeks before that, so i wasn't sharp. I got cramp before haft-time as well. But i'm not one to make excuses.

CLINTON MORRISON

07


I fell in love with football as I would later fall in love with women: suddenly, uncritically, giving no thought to the pain it would bring

NICK HORNBY

08


We're definitely going to get Brooklyn christened, but we don't know into which religion.

DAVID BECKHAM

09


Don't tell those coming in the final result of that fantastic match, but let's just have another look at Italy's winning goal.

DAVID COLEMAN

10


A football team is like a piano. You need eight men to carry it and three who can play the damn thing.

BILL SHANKLY

11


Well, Clive, it's all about the two Ms - movement and positioning

RON ATKINSON

12


Football has nothing to do with fair play. It is bound up with hatred, jealousy, boastfulness, disregard of all rules and sadistic pleasure in witnessing violence: in other words it is war minus the shooting

GEORGE ORWELL

13


That was the past - we're in the future now.

DAVID BECKHAM

14


That lad must have been born offside

SIR ALEX FERGUSON ON FILIPPO INZAGHI

15


WE must have had 99 percent of the match. It was the other three percent that cost us.

RUUD GULLIT

16


They're the second best team in the world, and there's no higher praise than that.

KEVIN KEEGAN

17


If God had wanted us to play football in the sky, He'd have put grass up there.

BRIAN CLOUGH

18


When an Italian tells me it's pasta on the plate, I check under the source to make sure.

SIR ALEX FERGUSON

19


And Seaman, just like a falling oak, manages to change direction.

JOHN MOTSON

20


Without being too harsh on David,he cost us the match.

IAN WRIGHT

21


No regrets, none at all. My only regret is that we went out on penalties. that's my only regret but no. no regrets.

MICK MCCARTHY

22


Playing against a defensive opponent is just as bad as making love to a tree.

JORGE VALDANO

23


If you cut Jamie Carragher open, he'll bleed red.

CLIVE TYLDESLEY