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In Honor Of The World Cup, Here Are 10 Famous Soccer Quotes That You Can Apply To Everyday Life

“Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.”

— Edson Arantes do Nascimento


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“Give a man a soccer ball, he plays for a moment. Teach a man to play soccer, he plays for a lifetime.”

–Unknown Author


“Life is like a game of soccer. You need goals. If there are no goals in your life then you can’t win.”

— Unknown Author


“It is better to win ten times 1-0 than to win once 10-0.”

— Vahid “Vaha”Halilhodžic’ (former Bosnian football player and current manager of the Algerian national football team)


“Why is there only one ball for 22 players? If you gave a ball to each of them, they’d stop fighting for it.”

— Unknown Author


“How could you have a soccer team if all were goalkeepers? How would it be an orchestra if all were French horns?”

— Desmond Mpilo Tutu


“A football team is like a beautiful woman. When you do not tell her, she forgets she is beautiful.”

— Arsène Wenger


“Every defeat is a victory in itself.”

— Francisco Maturana García


“I have the chance to do for a living what I like the most in life, and that’s playing football. I can make people happy and enjoy myself at the same time.”

— Ronaldo de Assis Moreira 


“The thing about football… the important thing about football… is that it is not just about football.”

— Sir Terence David John “Terry”Pratchett


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