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"In any language, the whole world is united by a ball." --- Steve Amoia, Publisher.

Monday, July 14, 2014

World Cup Coverage at The Soccer Translator

Image credit: FIFA.

My focus during the World Cup was on translations from the following managers:
  • Fabio Capello (Russia)
  • Vicente Del Bosque (Spain)
  • Roy Hodgson (England)
  • Jurgen Klinsmann (USA)
  • Cesare Prandelli (Italy)
  • Alejandro Sabella (Argentina)
  • Luiz Felipe Scolari (Brazil)
  • Oscar Tabarez (Uruguay)
  • Alberto Zaccheroni (Japan)

Translations of Fabio Capello: Manager of Russia
Fabio Capello,
manager of Russia.

Photo credit: Садовников Дмитрий.

"I believe that the rapport with players is fundamental."

--- Quoted by La Gazzetta dello Sport in September 2013.

Vicente del Bosque Euro 2012 final.jpg
Vicente Del Bosque,
manager of Spain.
Photo credit: Илья Хохлов. 

"A healthy changing room is worth more than 100 hours of tactics."

--- Quoted at Marca on 1 June 2014.

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Roy Hodgson, manager of England.
Photo credit: Clément Bucco-Lechat.

"The players were trained a great deal to kick penalties during our training sessions. Because as you know, it's become an obsession for English football."

--- Quoted by La Gazzetta dello Sport on 24 June 2012 from Kyiv, Ukraine after Italy v. England.

Translations of Jurgen Klinsmann: Manager of the United States of America
Jurgen Klinsmann,
manager of the USA.
Photo credit: Old School Panini.

"Soccer is a transcendent influence around the world."

--- Quoted at SoccerSolutions LLC.

Cesare Prandelli Euro 2012 vs England.jpg
Cesare Prandelli, manager of Italy.
Photo credit: Илья Хохлов

"You need 23 athletes in Brazil. Not just footballers. Twenty-three athletes."

 --- Quoted last summer from the Confederations Cup in Brazil on RAI Sport.

Alejandro Sabella, manager of Argentina.
Photo credit. AFA.

"This group has footballing intelligence and a good rapport. We have a team and a group of players. One feeds the other." 

--- Quoted on 3 June 2014 by @Argentina.

Luiz Felipe Scolari.jpeg
Luiz Felipe Scolari,
manager of Brazil.
Photo credit: José Cruz/ABr.

"Pressure? I had 200 million assistant coaches when I managed Brazil."

--- Quoted in a press conference during his spell at Chelsea FC.

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Oscar Washington Tabarez,
manager of Uruguay.
Photo credit: Елена Рыбакова.

"Oscar Tabarez? He is a maestro, but we also have one in Cesare Prandelli."

--- Arrigo Sacchi quoted by La Gazzetta dello Sport in December 2013.

Alberto Zaccheroni
manager of Japan.
Photo credit: FIFA.

"I never thought in my entire career that I one day I'd find myself taking on Italy as a rival. I won't sing the anthem out of respect towards the country that has accepted me so well."

--- Quoted by Sky Sport Italia, 13 June 2013, from Recife, Brazil, at the Confederations Cup.

Steve Amoia is a freelance writer and translator from Washington, D.C. He is the publisher of World Football Commentaries since 2006 and The Soccer Translator since 2008. You can follow Steve @worldfootballcm on Twitter.

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