16 Vinnie Jones Quotes That Every Leeds And Chelsea Fan Must Read

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16 Vinnie Jones Quotes That Every Leeds And Chelsea Fan Must Read

16. "I’d like to get ten goals this season, but the authorities don't normally let me play for a whole season."

15. "Over the years, I've had about 80 stitches in my head and face from football incidents and bar incidents, so I have lots of scars. I don't think I look intimidating, but I'm sure other people have their opinions."

14. "Football became my life at five or six. The earliest memory I have is of playing in my first boots, a pair of black and white Alan Balls. It was 1970, four years after the World Cup, and I scored three goals at school."

13. "On Ruud Gullitt: “If all else fails, you could wait for the first corner and tie his dreadlocks to the goalpost."

12. "When two people break up, it's all about them; they can't see anyone else. And the people getting smashed to bits are the kids. Then you're getting torn - your mum wants you, your dad wants you. You just get shredded. It has a long-lasting effect as well."

11. "I’m a Conservative, but I talk for the ordinary working classes."

10. "The likes of Frank Lampard and John Terry at Chelsea, English players with proper status at a club, they're going to be like the dodo bird. Extinct."

9. "Winning doesn't really matter, as long as you win."

8. "I buy hats like women buy shoes. I have well over 150."

7. "My mum calls my temper 'Devilman.' They say you calm down with age, but I don't know. It never goes away."

6. "I’ve always felt that people put me down, and I'd fight back. I played football 15 years, and nobody gave me any credit, and they never will do."

5. "People say you can get bored of the sunshine in L.A. No, you can’t."

4. "For years in football I was angry with the game, angry with pundits and, a lot of the time, angry with the journalists writing about me. All that changed when I got my break in movies."

3. "I can't run, can't pass, can't tackle, can't shoot, but I'm still here."

2. "Americans don't care what your language is, your race is, whatever. Everyone is there to do their own thing and be successful. I wish people in Britain would be more positive."

1. "The FA have given me a pat on the back. I've taken violence off the terracing and onto the pitch."


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