The Funniest Quotes Ever Made by Soccer Players, Pt. 1

Goutham BabuCorrespondent IApril 8, 2009

Here I have compiled my collection of most funniest statements ever made by soccer players. Have a look at this and give your opinion:

"My parents have been there for me, ever since I was about seven."
* David Beckham

"I would not be bothered if we lost every game as long as we won the
* Mark Viduka

"We lost because we didn't win."
* Ronaldo

"If you don't believe you can win, there is no point in getting out of
bed at the end of the day."
* Neville Southall

"He's put on weight and I've lost it, and vice versa."
* Ronnie Whelan

"I was watching the Blackburn game on TV on Sunday when it flashed on
the screen that George (Ndah) had scored in the first minute at
Birmingham. My first reaction was to ring him up. Then I remembered he
was out there playing."
* Ade Akinbiyi

"I can see the carrot at the end of the tunnel."
* Stuart Pearce

"Alex Ferguson is the best manager I've ever had at this level. Well,
he's the only manager I've actually had at this level. But he's the best
manager I've ever had."
* David Beckham

"I've had 14 bookings this season—eight of which were my fault, but seven of
which were disputable."
* Paul Gascoigne

"I've never wanted to leave. I'm here for the rest of my life, and
hopefully after that as well."
* Alan Shearer

"I'd like to play for an Italian club, like Barcelona."
* Mark Draper

"You've got to believe that you're going to win, and I believe we'll
win the World Cup until the final whistle blows and we're knocked out."
* Peter Shilton

"I faxed a transfer request to the club at the beginning of the week,
but let me state that I don't want to leave Leicester."
* Stan Collymore

"Without being too harsh on David Beckham, he cost us the match."
* Ian Wright

"I'm as happy as I can be—but I have been happier."
* Ugo Ehiogu

"Leeds is a great club and it's been my home for years, even though I
live in Middlesborough."
* Jonathan Woodgate

"I took a whack on my left ankle, but something told me it was my
* Lee Hendrie

"I couldn't settle in Italy—it was like living in a foreign
* Ian Rush

"Germany are a very difficult team to play...they had 11
internationals out there today."
* Steve Lomas

"I always used to put my right boot on first, and then obviously my
right sock."
* Barry Venison

"I definitely want Brooklyn to be christened, but I don't know into
what religion yet."
* David Beckham

"The Brazilians were South American, and the Ukranians will be more
* Phil Neville

"All that remains is for a few dots and commas to be crossed."
* Mitchell Thomas

"The opening ceremony was good, although I missed it."
* Graeme Le Saux

"One accusation you can't throw at me is that I've always done my
* Alan Shearer

"I'd rather play in front of a full house than an empty crowd."
* Johnny Giles

"I was surprised, but I always say nothing surprises me in football."
* Les Ferdinand

"It was like the ref had a brand new yellow card and wanted to see if
it worked."
* Richard Rufus

"There's no in between—you're either good or bad. We were in
* Gary Lineker

"Sometimes in football you have to score goals."
* Thierry Henry