Whilst footballers might not be blessed with the greatest grasp of the English language, occasionally our stereotypical view is countered with players such as Clarke Carlisle, who entered British quiz show Countdown and did rather well.
With the millions of sets of eyes that monitor their every movement and word during an interview or live game, players and managers can be forgiven for occasionally saying something they shouldn't.
Occasionally, they mean every word of it, of course!
Here we'll take a look at some of the more memorable quotes that have been declared over the years, and the orator that provided us with such amusement or inspiration.
Hope you enjoy.