Top Twenty Best Football Quotes- The Great Football Players

The Great Players

There have always been great players in the game of football. your favourite maybe Bobby Moore, Pele Cruyff or maybe Diego Maradona and as always in football we all have our opinions.

Here is what other players and other people have to say about some of the Great Players.


The Great Players

His name is Symbolic in the beauty of the game, his fame timeless.A magical player, of the people for the people. INSCRIPTION on the statue of Sir Stanley Matthews in Hanley, his Birthplace.

There should be a law against him he knows what is happening 20 minutes before anybody else does. JOCK STIEN onBobby Moore

When we don’t know what to do, we just give the ball to Zizou and he works something out. BIXENTE LIZARAZAU on Zinedine Zidane.

We're looking for players who are role models not parole models. KENNY COOPER coach of American club Baltimore Blast, on reports he was to sign Diego Maradona.

Even his feet are intelligent. MICHEL HILDAGO describes.Michel Platini.


He’s a normal, likable, straightforward boy. ALEX FERGUSON onDavid Beckham

He'll still do daft things, but overall he'll learn how to handle his career sensibly. GARY LINEKER predicts Paul Gascoigne's future when he moved to Lazio.



Romario thinks that he is "The Man". What can you expect from someone who thinks he’s a god? ZICO on Romario



Dennis is the best player I have ever played with as a partner. It is a dream for a striker to have him in the team with you. IAN WRIGHT on team mate Dennis Bergkamp


Here rests in peace the one who was the Joy of the People. EPITAPH to Mané Garrincha.





People still haven't forgotten. Strangers come up and tell me:He was a good 'un. ANNE EDWARDS mother of Man Utd and England player Duncan Edwards.

I believe that if a good player has the ball, he should have the vision to spot at least three options. Puskas always saw at least five.JENO BUZANSZKY former Hungary team-mate of Ferenc Puskas.

I thought he is made of flesh and bone like me. I was wrong Tarciso Burnigch after marking Pele in the 1970 World Cup.

He does things with the ball that make you gasp…When he is focused and in form, few can rival his invention, skill and technique. HARRY REDKNAPP on Paulo di Canio

We had our problems with the wee fella, but I prefer to remember his genius.SIR MATT BUSBY on George Best

Cruyff painted the chapel, and Barcelona's subsequent coaches must merely restore and improve it. PEP GUARDIOLA on Johan Cruyff

Bobby deserves to keep his record. He was a much better player than me and scored far better goals. GARY LINEKER on Bobby Charlton.

He may have been one -footed , but that foot won Argentina the World Cup. OSVALDO ARDILES on Mario Kempes.

You know you've achieved everything when you acquire legendary status in your own lifetime. His record of 68 goals in 62 internationals will stand for eternity RUDI VOLLER on Gerd Muller

They say Ronaldo is fat. Well, I for one would love to have eleven ‘fat’ players like Ronaldo in my side. To my mind he’s the best player in the world today. MARIO ZAGALLO on Ronaldo

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QudsiaP1 5 years ago

I love football. :)


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