Best 50 Inspirational and Motivational Football Quotes

The game of life is a lot like football.
You have to tackle your problems, block your fears,
and score your points when you get the opportunity.

Lewis Grizzard
(1946-1994, former American writer)
Football players legs close shot with ballImage: Lario Tus (Shutterstock)
Soccer is simple, but it is difficult to play simple.
Johan Cruyff
(*1947, former Dutch footballer and current manager of the Catalonia national football team)
To win you have to score one more goal than your opponent.
Johan Cruyff
(*1947, former Dutch footballer and current manager of the Catalonia national football team)
If you do not believe you can do it
then you have no chance at all.

Arsene Wenger
(*1949, current manager of English Premier League team Arsenal)
Good luck is a residue of preparation.
Jack Youngblood
(*1950, former NFL player)
It’s not the size of the dog in the fight,
but the size of the fight in the dog.

Archie Griffin
(*1954, former NFL running back)
To succeed…
You need to find something to hold on to,
something to motivate you,
something to inspire you.

Tony Dorsett
(*1954, former NFL running back)

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6 Responses to “Best 50 Inspirational and Motivational Football Quotes”

  1. Devils Advocat
    24 February 2013 at 3:36 pm #

    Thanks for this excellent compilation! 🙂

    • Pumpkin
      8 March 2013 at 12:20 pm #

      Yes, these are really great quotes……nice inspiring motivations…….

  2. Resham Thapa Magar
    17 May 2014 at 6:51 am #

    Extremely motivational quotes.

  3. Paul+Griffin
    13 October 2014 at 6:46 pm #

    Reading quotes always motivates me before matches. This quote really impressed me “The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.” If you do something with passion you will definitely be good at it. Thank you so much for the good stuff.

  4. Irish Spur
    21 September 2015 at 12:07 pm #

    Some good quotes but surprised by lack of quotes from likes of Bill Nicholson, Brian Clough, Danny Blancflower only one from Bill Shankly none from Matt Busby, these were inspirational

  5. Adam - WildChildSports
    19 January 2017 at 5:10 pm #

    Awesome list of quotes!

    My favorite is “Today I will do what others won’t, so tomorrow I can accomplish what others can’t” – Jerry Rice

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