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Soccer quotes for World Cup 2014

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“It's why we play the game. Anything is possible, anything can happen, and we proved that again tonight.”
–Casey Korkus

“Some people believe football is a matter of life and is much, much more important than that.”
–Bill Shankley

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

“Whoever invented football should be worshipped as a God.”
–Hugo Sanchez

"In England, soccer is a grey game played by grey people on grey days."
–Rodney Marsh

"Football…causeth fighting, brawling, contention, quarrel picking, murder, homicide and great effusion of blood, as daily experience teacheth."
–Philip Stubbes

“The goal was scored a little bit by the hand of God, a little by the head of Maradona.”
–Diego Maradona

“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.”
–Luis Suarez

“The rules of soccer are very simple. Basically it’s this: If it moves, kick it; if it doesn't move, kick it until it does.”
–Phil Woosnam

“Five days shalt thou labour, as the Bible says. The seventh day is the Lord thy God's. The sixth day is for football.”
–Anthony Burgess

“Football is the opera of the people.”
–Stafford Heginbotham

“I get a kick out of soccer.”



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