Quotations on Soccer

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Soccer and cricket were my main sports growing up. I had trials as a soccer player with a few clubs interested, Crystal Palace being one, but it was cricket which became my chosen profession.
- Ian Botham
(Keywords: Sports, Being, Cricket, Growing up, Profession, Soccer, Trials)

I was the kid who always liked to take the ball down to the school even in my free time, kick it against the wall, juggle it in the front yard and so it was kind of a perpetual state of playing soccer for me.
- Brandi Chastain
(Keywords: Time, School, Soccer, State)

Number one, it was a chance to thank my parents, because they passed away a couple of years ago. They gave me so much by giving me the opportunity to play soccer, and I wanted to share the story we had together.
- Brandi Chastain
(Keywords: Opportunity, Chance, Giving, Parents, Play, Soccer, Years)

I went to professional men's soccer games, the old North American soccer league at that time, and I used to be a ticket holder with my family and family friends. We would go every weekend and I thought it was great, but I just thought of it as recreation, as family fun.
- Brandi Chastain
(Keywords: Family, Time, Thought, Men, American, Friends, Fun, Games, Old, Recreation, Soccer, Weekend)

I love soccer; I want to be on the field.
- Brandi Chastain
(Keywords: Love, Soccer, Want)

I have a 16 year-old son, so I'm now a soccer mom. I stand on the sidelines and I hear the things parents are saying, so I want them to understand what it is their kids are feeling in any sports environment.
- Brandi Chastain
(Keywords: Sports, Mom, Son, Environment, Feeling, Kids, Now, Parents, Saying, Soccer, Want)

Liberal soccer moms are precisely as likely to receive anthrax in the mail as to develop a capacity for linear thinking.
- Ann Coulter
(Keywords: Liberal, Mail, Soccer, Thinking)

Getting a chance to practice six months against my own teammates, who I consider the best soccer players in the world, there's no way I couldn't improve.
- Lorrie Fair
(Keywords: Chance, Months, Practice, Soccer, World)

I suppose young people think football is glamorous - soccer - it's big money and the stars of it, they look good and have a great big house and a huge Ferrari.
- Bryan Ferry
(Keywords: Money, People, Football, Soccer, Stars)

I get asked this a lot: Why has soccer not succeeded? My answer is, soccer has succeeded. It is already the fastest growing youth participation sport in the U.S. It has already succeeded at the youth level, no question.
- Lamar Hunt
(Keywords: Participation, Question, Soccer, Youth)

My hobbies are cooking and gardening, especially growing orchids. I love soccer, my husband and I support a British team called Chelsea, and I also enjoy tennis. We have 3 cats.
- Juliet Mills
(Keywords: Love, Gardening, Husband, Cats, Cooking, Hobbies, Soccer, Support, Tennis)

But I think it's also hard to get into soccer here. I think purely on a time level on television as well because of the ad breaks. It's something to do with that as well. You can't show a complete soccer match here. Which I kind of find a bit of an odd thing.
- Parminder Nagra
(Keywords: Time, Soccer, Television)

The more people who come from abroad who played soccer and are brought up playing it and watching it, then come over to America and bring what they know and what they play, that's how the sport will grow.
- Claudio Reyna
(Keywords: People, America, Play, Soccer, Will)

Over the last 10-15 years, you've seen soccer finally start to grow at a fast pace, start to get the recognition it deserves, and I think it has to do with all of the people who come to America from foreign countries.
- Claudio Reyna
(Keywords: People, America, Countries, Soccer, Years)

I think we have a good team, but soccer fans will know that we're in a really tough group. The three teams in our group are really strong. The Czech Republic is a very good team, Italy is traditionally a powerhouse, and Ghana is one of the best teams in Africa.
- Claudio Reyna
(Keywords: Fans, Italy, Soccer, Will)

I was on Oprah's show recently talking about the people who impacted me the most. One was a teacher and one was my soccer coach. I didn't even go into my family, who had the most influence.
- Andrew Shue
(Keywords: Family, People, Coach, Influence, Soccer, Talking)









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