50 Soccer Quotes for Girls to Inspire

50 Soccer Quotes for Girls to Inspire

We’ve compiled a list of 50 soccer quotes for girls to help motivate and inspire youth soccer players. We’ve been so impressed by the play at the youth girls level. Leagues such as the ECNL and Girls Academy are producing so many talented girls who go on to play college.

Players like Mia Hamm, Alex Morgan, and Megan Rapinoe have paved the way for young stars like Trinity Rodman and others. Could you be next?

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Without further ado, here is our list of the top 50 quotes for female soccer players!

Soccer Quotes From Female Players

  1. “Every single day I wake up and commit myself to becoming a better player.”  – Mia Hamm
  2. “It’s hard to beat someone that never gives up.” – Megan Rapinoe
  3. “If they think your dreams are crazy, show them what crazy dreams can do.” – Julie Ertz
  4. “Only you can build your ladder to success. Attitude and effort are everything.” – Alex Morgan
  5.  “This is my charge to everybody. Do what you can. Do what you have to do. Step outside of yourself. Be more. Be better. Be bigger than you’ve ever been before.” – Megan Rapinoe
  6. “And then ultimately what I tell the kids is: coaches can give you information, they can give you guidelines, and they can put you in a position. But the only person who can truly make you better is you.” — Brandi Chastain
  7. Mia Hamm Quote“Every morning, look in the mirror and tell yourself: Do not doubt my motivation, determination, toughness, commitment, perseverance, mental ability, nor my desire. Most of all, do not underestimate what I can achieve.” – Alex Morgan
  8. “Soccer isn’t brain surgery, have fun.” — Michelle Akers
  9. “The past doesn’t matter. Take today.” — Becky Sauerbrunn
  10. “I will fight for it. I will not give up. I will reach my goal and absolutely nothing is going to stop me.” – Hope Solo
  11. “It’s not about what you have or what you don’t have. What matters is what you choose to do with what you’ve got.” – Kelley O’Hara
  12. “You can’t just beat a team, you have to leave a lasting impression on their minds so that they never want to see you again.” – Mia Hamm
  13. “I know, firsthand that soccer brings people together- all it takes is a ball and a few people, and the seeds of friendship are planted.” – Ali Krieger
  14. “The vision of a champion is bent over, drenched in sweat, at the point of exhaustion, when nobody else is looking.” — Mia Hamm
  15. “I’ve never scored a goal in my life without getting a pass from someone else.” – Abby Wambach
  16. “My coach said I ran like a girl. I said if he tried a little harder he could too.” – Mia Hamm
  17. “There’s no better feeling than stepping out on the field and stunning them all by doing what none of them thought you could do.” — Ashlyn Harris
  18. “It’s about standing up and being counted and saying you’re proud of who you are.” — Megan Rapinoe
  19. “Always work hard, never give up, and fight until the end because it’s never really over until the whistle blows.” – Alex Morgan
  20. “Being smaller than the other players just means you have to work hard to prove your strengths, toughness, and ability to compete with the bigger players.” – Mallory Pugh
  21. “Do what you love. If you love something, you aren’t going to care about the sacrifices you’re making to do whatever it is.” — Kelley O’Hara
  22. “Being smaller than the other players just means you have to work hard to prove your strengths, toughness, and ability to compete with the bigger players.”
  23. “Sportsmanship is definitely an important thing in all sports. In soccer, we all respect each other on such a high level, between Sweden and Brazil and Japan or whatever team it is.” – Alex Morgan
  24. “It’s not about ‘having time’. Everyone has the same amount of time. It is about using the time that you have.” – Julie Johnston
  25. “We need to have women in more powerful positions that are making decisions, so when that 10-year-old girl is looking up and wondering, ‘What can I do and what do I want to be when I get older?’ She has the opportunity to do and be whatever she wants.” — Abby Wambach
  26. “You cannot win a game of football on your own; it’s about the entire squad working together to achieve something. That’s how football works: it has always been about the group, not the individual.” — Lucy Bronze
  27. “I am building a fire, and everyday I train, I add more fuel. At just the right moment, I light the match.” — Mia Hamm
  28. “A game of soccer induces more than enjoyment, more than entertainment.” – Rabih Alamaddine
  29. “I worked on my weaknesses and made them my strengths.” — Sydney Leroux
  30. “Forget the glass slippers, this princess wears soccer cleats.” – Anonymous
  31. “Soccer goals are soccer dreams with deadlines.” – Felicity Luckey
  32. “Whenever people say ‘women’s soccer,’ I want to correct them to say ‘soccer.’ Every girl has had their sport diminished because they’re girls.” – Alex Morgan
  33. “The past doesn’t matter. Take today.” — Becky Sauerbrunn
  34. “Many people say I’m the best women’s soccer player in the world. I don’t think so. And because of that, someday I just might be.” – Mia Hamm
  35. “There are no hierarchies, no cliques … we are fit and we are fast.” — Sam Kerr
  36. “Failure happens all the time. It happens every day in practice. What makes you better is how you react to it.” – Mia Hamm

Motivational Quotes from Powerful Women

  1. “Never apologize for being a powerful woman.” – Unknown
  2. “If you can dance and be free and be embarrassed, you can rule the world.” – Amy Poehler
  3. “Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another stepping stone to greatness.” – Oprah Winfrey
  4. “She was a wild one; always stomping on eggshells that everyone else tip-toed on.” – Kaitlin Foster
  5. Oprah Quote“I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day, and I believe in miracles.” – Audrey Hepburn
  6. “Strong women don’t have ‘attitudes’, we have standards.” – Marilyn Monroe
  7. “Champions keep playing until they get it right.” – Billie Jean King
  8. “A woman with a voice is by definition a strong woman. But the search to find that voice can be remarkably difficult.” – Melinda Gates
  9. “A girl should be two things: who and what she wants.” – Coco Chanel
  10. “If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman.” – Margaret Thatcher
  11. “A strong woman is a woman determined to do something others are determined not be done.” – Marge Piercy
  12. “Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold.” – Helen Keller
  13. “Doubt is a killer. You just have to know who you are and what you stand for.” – Jennifer Lopez
  14. “I’ve come to believe that each of us has a personal calling that’s as unique as a fingerprint – and that the best way to succeed is to discover what you love and then find a way to offer it to others in the form of service, working hard, and also allowing the energy of the universe to lead you.” – Oprah Winfrey

Women’s soccer in the U.S. continues to accelerate each year. There’s no doubt that it will only rise from here!

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