Top Goalkeeper Quotes

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1. "Her keeper jersey; she thinks of it now. The number 1 on its back. A lonely number. Only one goalkeeper on the field. Only one player who guards the net. Only one who stands strong and alone behind the other ten players on the field. No place to hide. No way to disappear."
Author: Amy Efaw
2. "Football is a fertility festival. Eleven sperm trying to get into the egg. I feel sorry for the goalkeeper."
Author: Bjork
3. "How could you have a soccer team if all were goalkeepers? How would it be an orchestra if all were French horns?"
Author: Desmond Tutu
4. "I thought about soccer in history, the inspiration for wars, truces, rampaging mobs. The game was a global passion, spherical ball, grass or turf, entire nations in spasms of elation or lament. But what kind of sport is it that disallows the use of players' hands, except for the goalkeeper? Hands are essential human tools, the things that grasp and hold, that make, take, carry, create. If soccer were an American invention, wouldn't some European intellectual maintain that our historically puritanical nature has compelled us to invent a game structured on anti-masturbatory principles?"
Author: Don DeLillo
5. "Sometimes you surprise the goalkeeper and sometimes the goalkeeper surprises you. In my career, I tried to do more of the first than the second."
Author: Eric Cantona
6. "Everybody makes mistakes, but when goalkeepers make them, it is costly. That's the nature of being a goalkeeper."
Author: Gary Speed
7. "A goalkeeper cannot win a game. She can only save it." I made those words my computer screen saver and read them every day."
Author: Hope Solo
8. "I couldn't have been a great goalkeeper without power, agility and quickness."
Author: Hope Solo
9. "If you're a goalkeeper, it doesn't matter what you save the ball with - if you keep it out, it's not a goal."
Author: Mark Lawrenson
10. "We arrived in Argentina with a lot of injured players, including our goalkeeper. Also we were unlucky to be drawn in the same group as the two tournament favourites Italy and Argentina."
Author: Michel Patini
11. "As a goalkeeper you need to be good at organising the people in front of you and motivating them. You need to see what's going on and react to the threats. Just like a good manager in business."
Author: Peter Shilton
12. "I enjoyed the position I was in as a tennis player. I was to blame when I lost. I was to blame when I won. And I really like that, because I played soccer a lot too, and I couldn't stand it when I had to blame it on the goalkeeper."
Author: Roger Federer

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