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I loathed the game, and since I could see no pleasure or usefulness in it, it was very difficult for me to show courage at it. Football, it seemed to me, is not really played for the pleasure of kicking a ball about, but is a species of fighting. (Quote by - George Orwell)

The roots of our Soccer Tribe lie deep in our primeval past. (Quote by - Desmond Morris)

I don't believe in God, in Spain all 22 players cross themselves, if it works the game is always going to be a tie. (Quote by - Johan Cruijff)

The Glaswegian definition of an atheist: a bloke who goes to a Rangers-Celtic match to watch the football. (Quote by - Sandy Strang)

Five days shalt thou labour, as the Bible says. The seventh day is the Lord thy God's. The sixth day is for football. (Quote by - Anthony Burgess)

In Latin America the border between soccer and politics is vague. There is a long list of governments that have fallen or been overthrown after the defeat of the national team. (Quote by - Luis Suarez)

If you're attacking, you don't get as tired as when you're chasing. (Quote by - Kyle Rote, Jr.)

Other countries have their history. Uruguay has its football. (Quote by - Ondino Viera)

Actually I never make a mistake, because it takes a huge effort for me to make a mistake. (Quote by - Johan Cruijff)

Some people say soccer's a matter of life or death, but it isn't. It's much more important than that. (Quote by - Variati)

To the aesthete it is an art form, an athletic ballet. To the spiritually inclined it is a religion. (Quote by - Paul Gardner)

The goalkeeper is the jewel in the crown and getting at him should be almost impossible. It's the biggest sin in football to make him do any work. (Quote by - George Graham)

Every disadvantage has got it's advantage. (Quote by - Johan Cruijff)

Soccer is not about justice. It's a drama - and criminally wrong decisions against you are part and parcel of that. (Quote by - Pete Davies)

A sport where the players actually enjoy getting hit in the head by a ball. (Quote by - Soccer advertisement)

Before Johan Cruijff is going to make a mistake, he isn't making that mistake. making that mistake. (Quote by - Johan Cruijff)

Soccer is simple, but it is difficult to play simple. (Quote by - Johan Cruijff)

Italians can't win the game against you, but you can lose the game against the Italians. (Quote by - 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. (Quote by - Phil Woosnam)

Soccer is a game in which everyone does a lot of running around. Twenty-one guys stand around and one guy does a tap dance with the ball. (Quote by - Jim Murray)

Sometimes something's got to happen before something is going to happen. (Quote by - Johan Cruijff)

Football is all very well as a game for rough girls, but is hardly suitable for delicate boys. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

If you score one more goal than the other team, you win. (Quote by - Johan Cruijff)

I think football would become an even better game if someone could invent a ball that kicks back. (Quote by - Eric Morecambe)

You have got to shoot, otherwise you can't score. (Quote by - Johan Cruijff)


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