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World Cup Quotes: Famous Football Quotations

With the World Cup in Brazil coming ever so soon, it brings back memories of past World Cups. Here are some great famous quotes from footballers throughout history.

You didn't see any cows walking around at the hotel in Germany.
American midfielder DaMarcus Beasley, on the hotel accomedations in South Africa
It is pointless playing against the so-called small nations just to build up self-confidence.
Switzerland midfielder Tranquillo Barnetta
I have 23 wildcats prepared to leave their skins on the pitch.
Argentina Coach Diego Maradona, on playing in Africa.
You were a crap player, you are a crap manager. The only reason I have any dealings with you is that somehow you are manager of my country and you're not even Irish, you English shit. You can stick it up your bollocks.
Roy Keane, to Ireland manager Mick McCarthy
They must be clever and forget their ego to realize that the only thing that matters is the team, not them. If they don't understand that, I will need a gun.
France Coach Raymond Domenech, talking to L'Equipe about humility.
I don't think you should become a 'sir,' to be honest. There are other people doing things in the world who deserve it a lot more.
England striker Wayne Rooney, on soccer players being knighted
Maybe if it rains England can win the World Cup!
Paraguay striker Roque Santa Cruz
I'm sure sex wouldn't be as rewarding as winning the World Cup. It's not that good, but the World Cup is every four years and sex is not.
Wrighty, are you a fan of S&M?
World Cup presenter Gary Lineker, asking Ian Wright views on Serbia & Montenegro
The fact that Arsene Wenger took everybody to the Champions League final apart from Walcott says a lot. He even took the tea-lady.
Former Tottenham and Argentina star Ossie Ardiles
For my own sake, it's a good job that I chose football. If not, perhaps I'd be stealing or drug-trafficking.
Chile defender Gary "Pitbull" Medel.
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