Of course Seattle loves soccer. You can see from the men’s Seattle Sounders team.
– Hope Solo
After getting glasses and contacts it was kind of a wow moment that I could definitely see better and on the soccer field it really helped me.
– Heather O’Reilly
My father was never around. But I glorified my father, and I was always daddy’s little girl. He was my first soccer coach.
Yes there is a little group of soccer aficionados, but I am not one of them.
– Gay Talese
You know the marathon in my country is just exceptional. It’s like soccer in England. If England win the world cup and Ethiopia win the marathon – it’s the same.
– Haile Gebrselassie
I swim. I do a little bit of surfing. I would say I’m a beginner at surfing. I run. I cycle. I play a little bit of soccer.
– Henry Ian Cusick
I don’t just want to focus on soccer, soccer, soccer. You’re going to look back 20 years from now and of course you’re going to remember the games. But I’m going to remember seeing my family in the stands.
I don’t just want to focus on soccer, soccer, soccer.
My background playing soccer gave me a natural advantage over many of the American-born players.
– Hakeem Olajuwon
At least for soccer players, it comes down to a blend of two types of fitness – your base endurance, which comes from longer distance running, and your speed, which comes from sprint-based workouts.
I once saw professional soccer up there in Seattle, the Sounders. I went and saw that. I’m not a big soccer fan, but watching a live game is unbelievable. And then I went to Italy and saw a soccer match; it’s something everyone should do once. It’ll blow your mind.
– Guy Fieri
I played soccer, recreationally, in college.
– Gabriel Luna
I’m not as big a soccer fan as people might imagine, being British.
– Jason Statham
By analogy, if we were to develop a soccer team, then we would not invite basketball and volleyball players to the try outs. We would invite soccer players to apply.
– Jean-Marie Le Pen
Soccer and ping-pong are my two favorite sports to play.
– Judah Friedlander
I’m not a fan of soccer, for sure not.
– Irina Shayk
I have some cool talents. I’m really flexible and can do all sorts of twisted yoga positions. And I’m a big athlete and especially love soccer.
– Genevieve Padalecki
I wanted to be a soccer player. I knew that couldn’t happen.
– John Oliver
I don’t really have anything against the French except that, as an American, I’ve been bred to despise them with the same zeal as soccer and Renny Harlin films.
– John Ridley
Soccer is simple, but it is difficult to play simple.
– Johan Cruyff
I played soccer, and I was the kid who ran the wrong way, or I was pretending to be some sort of zebra and I would flail my arms and kick up my legs.
– Johnny Weir
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
I don’t run on the treadmill, because there’s no treadmill moving for you on the soccer field.
– Carli Lloyd
Growing up as a kid my father was British and a soccer player. His idol was a guy that passed the ball a lot, Stanley Matthews. Our family thought if you could be unselfish your teammates would always like you.
– Adam Oates
I wanted to be a soccer player. And then I wanted to be a rabbi.
– Jake Epstein
Quite frankly, I can’t get enough of soccer. I tell my jingoistic friends in the United States there’s a reason why it is the world’s No. 1 sport. The rest of the planet can’t be wrong.
– Billy Beane
I like to watch soccer, no matter what teams or players are in the field.
– Andres Iniesta
In general I like a guy who is athletic, somebody who can teach me something. Whether it’s teaching me a new way to cut on a wave or teach me a three-point conversion or teach me how to dribble a soccer ball. There’s something really cool about that.
– Aimee Teegarden
You know me, I’m not that kind of person that cares to unveil all of my personal things to the world because frankly, in terms of my soccer, it doesn’t matter.
– Abby Wambach
Like many kids, I was thrown into recreational soccer in my town, and from there, I grew to love it. Everywhere I went, I carried a soccer ball with me.