57 Best Soccer Sayings

In this post, you will find amazing soccer sayings.

Short Soccer Sayings

 

“A penalty is a cowardly way to score.” —Pelé

 

“Everything is practice.” —Pelé

 

“I learned all about life with a ball at my feet.” —Ronaldinho

 

“Soccer is not just about scoring goals. It’s about winning.” —Unknown

 

“I can’t stay in the box and wait for the ball. I can’t – I would die.” —Thierry Henry

 

“To see the ball, to run after it, makes me the happiest man in the world.” —Diego Maradona

 

“If we score, we might win. If they never score, we can’t lose.” —Christie Rampone

 

“Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it.” —Stan Smith

 

“Soccer is simple, but it is difficult to play simple.” —Johan Cruyff

 

“The ball is round, the game lasts ninety minutes, and everything else is just theory.” —Unknown

 

“You have got to shoot, otherwise you can’t score.” —Johan Cruyff

 

“Take the risk, or lose the chance.” —Eden Hazard

 

“The ball is like a woman, she loves to be caressed.” —Eric Cantona

 

“I do not play football, I score goals.” —Dada Maravilha

 

“It’s impossible to make a bad pass when you don’t pass.” —Unknown

 

“Behind every kick of the ball there has to be a thought.” —Dennis Bergkamp

 

“I’d rather play in front of a full house than an empty crowd.” —Johnny Giles

 

“Soccer runs in my blood.” —Rey Mysterio

 

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

 

“Without football , my life is worth nothing.” —Cristiano Ronaldo

 

“We lost because we didn’t win.” —Ronaldo

 

“Soccer doesn’t build character, it reveals it.” —Brad Valentine

 

“A goalkeeper can’t win a game, she can only save it.” —Unknown

 

“International football is the continuation of warby other means.” —Eric Arthur Blair

 

“If a team wants to intimidate you physically and you let them, they’ve won.” —Mia Hamm

 

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

 

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

 

“Football is a game of mistakes. Whoever makes the fewest mistakes wins.” —Johan Cruyff

 

“Whatever brings you down will eventually make you stronger.” —Alex Morgan

Soccer Sayings

 

“Fitness has always been one of the top priorities in my life because that’s the way I grew up, with soccer being the sport of choice.” —Ziggy Marley

 

“When people succeed, it is because of hard work. Luck has nothing to do with success.” —Diego Maradona

 

“I have many years to get better and better, and that has to be my ambition. The day you think there is no improvements to be made is a sad one for any player.” —Lionel Messi

 

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

 

“The golden rule of soccer: Pass unto others as you would have them pass unto you.” —Bob Burns

 

“Play for the name on the front of the shirt, and they will remember the name on the back.” —Tony Adams

 

“The trouble with referees is that they know the rules, but they do not know the game.” —William “Bill” Shankly

 

“I am an emotional person, and soccer is sheer emotion. For me, it is the best way to unwind.” —Martin Winterkorn

 

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

 

“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

 

“Some people tell me that we professional players are soccer slaves. Well, if this is slavery, give me a life sentence.” —Bobby Charlton

 

“Playing against 10 is harder than playing against 11 players. You know why? The team with 11 will think “ok, we can take it easy now”, while the team with 10 will think “We really have to work hard now.” —Johan Cruijff

 

“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 Woosnam

 

“Something deep in my character allows me to take the hits, and get on with trying to win.” —Lionel Messi

 

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

 

“Soccer is all very well as a game for rough girls, but is hardly suitable for delicate boys.” —Jim Murray

 

“Some people think soccer is a matter of life and death. I don’t like that attitude. I can assure them it is much more serious than that.” —Bill Shankly

 

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

Top Ten Soccer Sayings

 

Here you will find top ten Soccer Sayings selected by our team.

  1. “When people succeed, it is because of hard work. Luck has nothing to do with success.” —Diego Maradona
  2. “A penalty is a cowardly way to score.” —Pelé
  3. “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
  4. “If we score, we might win. If they never score, we can’t lose.” —Christie Rampone
  5. “Play for the name on the front of the shirt, and they will remember the name on the back.” —Tony Adams
  6. “In his life, a man can change wives, political parties or religions but he cannot change his favorite soccer team.” —Eduardo Galeano
  7. “The ball is round, the game lasts ninety minutes, and everything else is just theory.” —Unknown
  8. “Soccer is not just about scoring goals. It’s about winning.” —Unknown
  9. “Football is a game of mistakes. Whoever makes the fewest mistakes wins.” —Johan Cruyff
  10. “Behind every kick of the ball there has to be a thought.” —Dennis Bergkamp