There are so many things about playing football that seem to me uniquely American. Anybody can succeed, anybody can play, but you've got to work hard to do it.
Uniquely Got Hard
I missed out on my teenage years. I led a sheltered life. I was practicing scales instead of playing football.
Playing Out Instead
Everything in life has a price on it - there ain't a damn thing free in America, and football has got a price on it.
Damn Thing America Everything
I'm on the cover of the lingerie football swimsuit calendar this year.
Cover Calendar Lingerie
Actually, I wanted to act even when I was still playing football.
Act Even Actually
Even as a footballer, I was always being creative.
The real fans of football come from the working class. Now they cannot afford to come and watch the game.
Watch Afford Class
Most Sundays, with the exception of football Sundays, I work, because I don't take days off as long as I'm working on something that's supposed to be all in the same mood.
Most Something Sundays
No matter how much money you have or what kind of cocoon you live in, the reality is that you have lost a game of football and let England's fans down. We are bothered.
Fans Bothered Football
Sometimes in football you have to hold your hand up and say, yeah, they're better than us.
Your Better Hand
Football management is such a pressurised thing - horseracing is a release. I'm also learning to play the piano - I'm quite determined - it's another release from the pressure of my job.
Piano Release Another
Well, football is a hard game; there's no denying it. It's a game that can bring out the worst in you, at times.
Hard Worst Football