Just For Fun
Games to Consider
Create a Quiz
Locations & Scores
Become a Host
Football (soccer) Quotes : Who said ? (Part II)
Can you name the authors of these various football quotes?
Quiz not verified by Sporcle
Math Minefield Blitz: Easy as 123
Animated Movie Taglines
'H' Food Pictures
Countries of Antarctica
Anything but Harry Potter
Rate 5 stars
Rate 4 stars
Rate 3 stars
Rate 2 stars
Rate 1 star
How to Play
Click the green button to start and enter the correct answers below
Football (soccer) Quotes : Who said ?
They said it
Optimistic english manager
'Okay, so we lost, but good things can come from it - negative and positive.'
'If I lose a couple of matches, the people who were throwing flowers at me suddenly throw the pot as well.'
'I'm as happy as I can be - but I have been happier.'
English alcoholic genius
'I never make predictions and I never will.'
German ex player and manager
On sex before a game : 'I don't mind it before the game, but I won't tolerate any of it during half time break.'
Iconic english manager
'We didn't underestimate them. They were just a lot better than we thought.'
'I could have been Materazzi. You're in the World Cup Final, you score a goal, you get the opposition's best player sent off and you score your penalty kick. He was the man of the match.'
Colombian scoring machine
'My father always told me to play with my heart, and to play up front, as forwards make the most money.'
'Nutmegs and flicks are fine, but goals are what really matter.'
'A coach who wins is like Louis XIV at Versailles with his Hall of Mirrors. A coach who loses is more like Louis XVI at the guillotine.'
'I perfectly place the players on the field, but when the game begins they move.'
On Carlton Cole :'Two years ago I watched Carlton play for the reserves and I saw two animals in him - one was a rabbit and the other a lion. I want to see that lion come out in him more often'
English defensive midfielder
'I love tackling, love it. It's better than sex.'
'I faxed a transfer request to the club at the beginning of the week, but let me state that I don't want to leave Leicester.'
'This is an unusual Scotland side because they have good players.'
Italian playmaker and forward
On the Calciopoli : ' 'A true gentleman never leaves his lady.'
Argentinian WC Winning goalkeeper, now coach
'Go out to win, and you'll either win or draw. Go out to draw, and you'll either draw or lose.'
'We know we should have lost to Sweden, on paper. But football is not played on paper; it's played on a pitch with grass in the real world, and anything can happen out there.'
'If I wanted you to understand it, I would have explained it better.'
'I would rather lose playing good football than win playing mediocre stuff.'
They said it
'God is still Bulgarian but the referee was French.'
'Barcelona's unfair advantage is their style of play. I heard the same thing at Milan. We didn't run more than the others. We just ran better.'
Brazilian striker, again
'The day I was born, God laid eyes on me and said : He's the man.'
'I don't like compliments. No. I prefer criticisms; prefer to prove them wrong'
'The joy of seeing Yuri Gagarin flying in space is only superseded by the joy of a good penalty save.'
Great italian defender
On marking Pelé at the 1970 World Cup : 'I thought he was made of flesh and bone, like me. I was wrong.'
Argentinian WC winning player, now coach
'Does anyone really think Diego would have scored that goal against Italy or Uruguay ? They'd have brought him down before he had the chance.'
'Ronaldo is the man and I don't care what y'all say. He's the best striker ever, hands down, and anyone who doesn't agree has problems.'
Serbian Manager, Serie A and La Liga winner
'Football is unpredictable, because all games begin 0-0'
'I would be the fastest player in the team, but I can play as well. I'm in Britain for a few more days. If Alex ferguson wants to give me a call, he knows where I am.'
'My parents have been there for me, ever since I was about 7.'
'Mind you, I've been here during the bad times too - one year we came second.'
On Sepp Maier : 'I suspect that he doesn't like the sound of my name too much. I never wished to make him look ridiculous.'
Italian Forward, fit for now
'I'm still certain that when I finish playing football I'm going to get very fat.'
French centre back
'Messi is difficult enough to stop in a video game, yet alone in real life !'
'If you buy with peanuts, you get monkees, not football players.'
Northern Irish winger
'I once said Gazza's IQ was less than his shirt number and he asked me: 'What's an IQ?'
French author and philosopher
'All that I know most surely about morality and obligations, I owe to football.'
On Pirlo: 'When I see what Andrea does with a ball, I really wonder if I'm a footballer.'
'When I stop a shot, I am a star. When I push my trolley around a supermarket, I am just a black man.'
You haven't played this game yet.
You Might Also Like...
Big 4 Teams
(warning: may contain spoilers)
UEFA Champions League
Top Games Today in Sports
MLB 600 Doubles and Triples Combined
Big 4 Team Geographic Names
March Madness Minefield
NBA 25+ PPG (2000s)
Top Games with Similar Tags
2014 World Cup Stars
Big 4 Teams
Top User Games in Sports
2014-2015 NCAA DI Champions
San Francisco Giants World Series Champions
2000s: A Decade of NBA Trivia
Did He Win An MVP (Baseball)
mentally stimulating diversions
Quizzes for your site
Copyright © 2007-2015 Sporcle, Inc. Partner of USA TODAY Sports Digital Properties
Go to the Sporcle.com Mobile Site →