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Soccer Quotes

"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 league.'

Mark Viduka

"We lost because we didn't win."

Ronaldo

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

Paul Gascoigne

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

Mick Draper

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

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

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

"I can see the carrot at the end of the tunnel."

Stewart Pearce

"I couldn't settle in Italy - it was like living in a foreign country."

Ian Rush

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

"One accusation you can't throw at me is that I've always done my best."

Alan Shearer

"Sometimes in football you have to score goals."

Thierry Henry

"Winning doesn't really matter as long as you win."

Vinny Jones

"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."

David Beckham

Fair Pay

An indigent client who had been injured in an accident went looking for a lawyer to represent him without cost. One lawyer told him that he would take the case on contingency.

When the client asked what "contingency" was, the lawyer replied, "If I don't win your lawsuit, I don't get anything. If I do win your lawsuit, you don't get anything.