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Quotes That Teach Soccer #2
"The difference between good and average players is fast execution"
"When players have all the time in the world to do something all will seem good"
Johan Cruyff, Netherlands National Team, Player, 1966-1977
"The foundation of pressing soccer is"
"Attacking from the first instant is the priority"
Rinus Michels, Netherlands National Team, Manager, 1974, 1984-1988, 1990-1992
"Either you got it by doing or you lost the chance to get it by not trying"
Johan Cruyff, Ballon d'Or Award, European Footballer of the Year, 1971, 1973, 1974
"Soccer is much harder"
"If you don't have the ball"
Sven Goran Eriksson, England National Team, Manager, 2001-2006
"Always make sure your opponents weaker players get the ball the most"
"Then you're team will win the ball back faster"
Johan Cruyff, Barcelona, Player, 1973-1978
"If only one player fails to mark their player we can get into trouble"
"Because our opponents have an open player to whom they can pass"
Rinus Michels, Netherlands National Team, Player, 1950-1954
"You can be the best player in a game"
"And never shoot or score a goal"
Johan Cruyff, Cruyff Institute
"If you don't know where to pass the ball"
"You must put it is the goal"
Sepp Herberger, German National Team, Manager, 1954 World Cup Champions
"The Miracle of Bern"
"The hardest thing is to make things easy"
Johan Cruyff, Cruyff Courts
"If you want to score a goal"
"You have to put the ball in the net"
Fabio Capello, Russia National Team, 2012-present