Best quotes of the World Cup

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In victory and in defeat, soccer players have embraced levity during World Cup interviews. For more memorable quotes by coaches and players, check out FIFA's roundup.

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"If we beat Costa Rica I want a kiss, obviously on the cheek, from the UK Queen."<br>-Mario Balotelli
Best quotes of the World Cup
"If we beat Costa Rica I want a kiss, obviously on the cheek, from the UK Queen."
-Mario Balotelli
"If Belgium win the World Cup, I will cut my hair." -Marouane Fellaini
Best quotes of the World Cup
"If Belgium win the World Cup, I will cut my hair." -Marouane Fellaini
"I would like to be 110 per cent fit but I am 100 per cent fit and that should be enough to help the national team." -Cristiano Ronaldo
Best quotes of the World Cup
"I would like to be 110 per cent fit but I am 100 per cent fit and that should be enough to help the national team." -Cristiano Ronaldo
"It was a crazy game. We could have scored five...Oh right, we did score five." -Robin van Persie
Best quotes of the World Cup
"It was a crazy game. We could have scored five...Oh right, we did score five." -Robin van Persie
"I'm going to do anything in my power to win this game. It's do or die." -Daniel Sturridge
Best quotes of the World Cup
"I'm going to do anything in my power to win this game. It's do or die." -Daniel Sturridge
"Thank God El Enano [the Dwarf] rubbed the lamp at the end." -Sergio Romero
Best quotes of the World Cup
"Thank God El Enano [the Dwarf] rubbed the lamp at the end." -Sergio Romero
"I think we're the best Chilean team of all time." -Arturo Vidal
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"I think we're the best Chilean team of all time." -Arturo Vidal
"We're too good to go home so early."<br>-Sammir
Best quotes of the World Cup
"We're too good to go home so early."
-Sammir
"This is something I've dreamed about since I was a kid, when I was out in the countryside selling milk to buy football boots." -Enner Valencia
Best quotes of the World Cup
"This is something I've dreamed about since I was a kid, when I was out in the countryside selling milk to buy football boots." -Enner Valencia
"The Belgium defence &ndash; they're not all Ferraris there, you know. They have some Skodas too." -Vahid Halilhodzic
Best quotes of the World Cup
"The Belgium defence – they're not all Ferraris there, you know. They have some Skodas too." -Vahid Halilhodzic
"I love myself all the time. It's a little arrogant, but even in difficult moments and moments of joy I don't like to criticise myself." -Patrice Evra
Best quotes of the World Cup
"I love myself all the time. It's a little arrogant, but even in difficult moments and moments of joy I don't like to criticise myself." -Patrice Evra

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