Sunday, July 11, 2010
Cute football quotes
Mostly picked up whilst following the World Cup. Some from memory.
The ball is round. The game lasts 90 minutes. That's fact. Everything else is pure theory.
- quoted in 'Run Lola Run'. Original - Sepp Herberger.
Three years ago, Spain decided to keep the ball -- and the side still hasn't given it up. - Sid Lowe
If you have a Ferrari and I have a small car, the only way I can win is by putting sugar in your petrol tank.
The best players of the world (and Xavi) - WTF headline from Daily Mail
I'm sure I saw him give the ball away once. - Alex Ferguson jokes about Xavi.
The Netherlands is a team in which six players defend, three attack, and Dirk Kuyt runs about. -
He cannot kick with his left foot, he cannot head a ball, he cannot tackle and he doesn't score many goals. Apart from that he's all right.
- George Best on David Beckham
You always lose when your opponents score and you don’t. - Raymond Domenech, who's mastered the art.
Pele should go back to the museum. We all know what the French are like and Platini as a Frenchman thinks he knows it all.
- El Diego
Soccer is a game for 22 people that run around, play the ball, and one referee who makes a slew of mistakes, and in the end Germany always wins. - Gary Lineker
I always score 1 against Germany. - Lineker after scoring 1 run in a cricket match.