If these silly but true remarks amused you, and you know of more, I would be grateful if you e-mail them to me.
Finally, here is my all time favourite..... Asked for a quick word for the press, the footballer replied "Velocity".
That's a big thing you've got there Sammy!
HERE'S A FEW FOOTBALLER'S GEMS
have been there for me, ever since I was about 7.'
not be bothered if we lost every game as long as we won the league.'
put on weight and I've lost it, and vice versa.'
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.'
don't believe you can win, there is no point in getting out of bed at
the end of the day.'
because we didn't win.'
had 14 bookings this season - 8 of which were my fault, but 7 of which
never wanted to leave. I'm here for the rest of my life, and hopefully
after that as well.'
like to play for an Italian club, like Barcelona.'
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.'
a transfer request to the club at the beginning of the week, but let me
that I don't want to leave Leicester.'
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.'
being too harsh on David Beckham, he cost us the match.'
as happy as I can be - but I have been happier.'
is a great club and it's been my home for years, even though I live in
see the carrot at the end of the tunnel.'
a whack on my left ankle, but something told me it was my right.'
settle in Italy - it was like living in a foreign country.'
are a very difficult team to play...they had 11 internationals out there
used to put my right boot on first, and then obviously my right sock.'
want Brooklyn to be christened, but I don't know into what religion yet.'
Brazilians were South American, and the Ukranians will be more European.'
that remains is for a few dots and commas to be crossed.'
opening ceremony was good, although I missed it.'
accusation you can't throw at me is that I've always done my best.'
rather play in front of a full house than an empty crowd.'
in football you have to score goals.'
surprised, but I always say nothing surprises me in football.'
like the ref had a brand new yellow card and wanted to see if it worked.'
no in between - you're either good or bad. We were in between.'