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Can you name the authors of these various football quotes?

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English manager'Mind you, I've been here during the bad times too - one year we came second.'
US striker'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.'
French manager'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.'
German ex player and managerOn sex before a game : 'I don't mind it before the game, but I won't tolerate any of it during half time break.'
French manager'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.'
Spanish manager'This is an unusual Scotland side because they have good players.'
Cameroonian idol'Nutmegs and flicks are fine, but goals are what really matter.'
Great italian defenderOn marking Pelé at the 1970 World Cup : 'I thought he was made of flesh and bone, like me. I was wrong.'
Italian midfielderOn Pirlo: 'When I see what Andrea does with a ball, I really wonder if I'm a footballer.'
French author and philosopher'All that I know most surely about morality and obligations, I owe to football.'
Argentine manager'I perfectly place the players on the field, but when the game begins they move.'
Italian playmaker and forwardOn the Calciopoli : ' 'A true gentleman never leaves his lady.'
Iconic english manager'We didn't underestimate them. They were just a lot better than we thought.'
Brazilian manager'I would rather lose playing good football than win playing mediocre stuff.'
Northern Irish winger'I once said Gazza's IQ was less than his shirt number and he asked me: 'What's an IQ?'
Italian managerOn 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'
Czech playmakerOn Sepp Maier : 'I suspect that he doesn't like the sound of my name too much. I never wished to make him look ridiculous.'
English defender'I'm as happy as I can be - but I have been happier.'
Italian Forward, fit for now'I'm still certain that when I finish playing football I'm going to get very fat.'
English alcoholic genius'I never make predictions and I never will.'
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Dutch globetrotter'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.'
Optimistic english manager'Okay, so we lost, but good things can come from it - negative and positive.'
9'58'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.'
African goalkeeper'When I stop a shot, I am a star. When I push my trolley around a supermarket, I am just a black man.'
Norwegian manager'If you buy with peanuts, you get monkees, not football players.'
United Legend'I don't like compliments. No. I prefer criticisms; prefer to prove them wrong'
Brazilian striker, again'The day I was born, God laid eyes on me and said : He's the man.'
French centre back'Messi is difficult enough to stop in a video game, yet alone in real life !'
English defensive midfielder'I love tackling, love it. It's better than sex.'
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.'
Serbian Manager, Serie A and La Liga winner'Football is unpredictable, because all games begin 0-0'
English striker'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.'
Colombian scoring machine'My father always told me to play with my heart, and to play up front, as forwards make the most money.'
Dutch legend'If I wanted you to understand it, I would have explained it better.'
Bulgarian striker'God is still Bulgarian but the referee was French.'
English midfielder'My parents have been there for me, ever since I was about 7.'
Dynamic Goalkeeper'The joy of seeing Yuri Gagarin flying in space is only superseded by the joy of a good penalty save.'
German manager'If I lose a couple of matches, the people who were throwing flowers at me suddenly throw the pot as well.'
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.'
Italian manager'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.'

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