See more ideas about Quotes, Positive quotes, Life quotes. The first World Cup I remember was in the 1950 when I was 9 or 10 years old. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time. I don’t think I’m a very good businessman. Let me tell you about this man. Yes, I have a lot of business interests. That’s for women. Do not sell my personal information. The trouble was, it was my own.”—Les Dawson, 20. It lives football! Empty comment. Short, tall, light, dark, caf, decaf, low-fat, non-fat. When I wake up, I realized that I have wooden legs and that I'm doomed to be a writer. Football is not about one or two or three star players. Having watched my national team slump to a demoralising 1-0 loss to Oman—yes, there is a nation called Oman—I sought comfort in fast food and humour. ", “There is always someone out there getting better than you by training harder than you. That’s worse than school. “Common sense is like deodorant. Our performance today would have been not the best looking bird but at least we got her in the taxi. The only way to win is as a team. ", Quote #18“If you are first you are first. The World Cup is a very complicated tournament - six games, seven if you make it to the final - and maybe if you lose one game you're out, even if you're the best. (And They’re All Safe for Work). “I have a lot of growing up to do. Our women are far prettier and they don't drink as much beer.". During the 1966 FIFA World Cup, Italian manager Edmondo Fabbri sent assistant Ferruccio Valcareggi to scout the North Koreans. Scroll Through These Pics of Sam Heughan Playing a Prince in a Hallmark Christmas Movie To Calm Your Nerves. Peter Venkman (Bill Murray), Ghostbusters, 67. Pelé is a famous name, but Pelé made his goals because another player passed to him at the proper time. Rush later rebutted the quote, saying it was an in-joke between Liverpool players and that he had never said it. We all end up the same, don't we? When I was a footballer, I surrounded myself with footballers. For whatever reason, the French aren't so well-liked. I didn’t want to interrupt her.”—Rodney Dangerfield, 19. He’s not dead, just very condescending.”—Jack Whitehall, 99. That save from Pele's header was the best I ever made. Today we have Messi and Ronaldo but Zidane for me the most comprehensive. I have no idea what Tiziano Crudeli is saying but as they say football is one language. “Insomnia sharpens your math skills because you spend all night calculating how much sleep you’ll get if you’re able to ‘fall asleep right now.’”—Anonymous, 15. The only way to win is as a team. Why Do Citizens of the United States Call Themselves 'Americans'? Edson is the base. In Brazil, he is hailed as a national hero for his accomplishments in football and for his outspoken support of policies that improve the social conditions of the poor. “Money cannot buy health, but I’d settle for a diamond-studded wheelchair.”—Dorothy Parker, 90. At 17, I already had responsibility because I took care of my family, but in the football I was young; I wasn't experienced or the captain - I was just in the team. I'd love to go to that World Cup - I'm not sure in what capacity, but I'll definitely be there. There were very few TV sets when I grew up... We could not see matches and did not know too many players. Wherever you go, there are three icons that everyone knows: Jesus Christ, Pele and Coca-Cola. Louis van Gaal's blunt response to Franck Ribéry's complaints: "If he wants to play on his own, he can go and play tennis.". ", “Edson is the person that supports Pele. We have beaten England! The team of clowns would leave the Italians red faced by causing one of the biggest FIFA World Cup upsets when they triumphed 1-0. I love his face when a team (any team let alone Inter Milan) scores against his beloved A.C. Milan before Crudeli does what has made him famous. If you don't give education to people, it is easy to manipulate them. “I’m sick of following my dreams, man. Georgi Hristov probably didn't pull many Barnsley girls after this quote: "The local girls are far uglier than the ones in Belgrade. Pelé began playing for Santos at age 15 and the Brazil national team at 16. These funny quotes about work, love, friends and family will have you saying, “So true!” because, well, they are. ", Quote #26“I think the kids always they look forward to be always the big stars. Whoops! “The key to faking out the parents is the clammy hands. It’s so great to find that one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life.”—Rita Rudner, 10. To celebrate the Iceman's cool, here are our favourite quotes from him! Penalty! ", Quote #30“Nelson Mandela was one of the most influential people in my life. Get ’Em Here! Birthdate: 23. “Halloween is the beginning of the holiday shopping season. When I was minister of sport in Brazil, I tried to bring in a law that would make the chairmen of clubs reveal their accounts like other businesses. “I saw a study that said speaking in front of a crowd is considered the number one fear of the average person. ", “In the last decade, the most complete, it is for me Zidane. BrainyQuote has been providing inspirational quotes since 2001 to our worldwide community. When John Barnes dribbled past six Brazilians to score a sensational goal, he explained why he had the psychological edge: "The Brazilians were shocked, and I supposed that's why they didn't tackle me, because they thought there was no way an Englishman is going to do this.". “Breaking up is like knocking over a Coke machine. 30 greatest Pele quotes on Football, success and other football legends by John Fyucha - February 03, 2020 Born Edson Arantes do Nascimento and later Nicknamed Pele, he is regarded by many to be the greatest football player of all time.