“Failure happens all the time. It happens every day in practice. What makes you better is how you react to it.”
~ Mia Hamm
Most experts agree that soccer is the most watched and played sport on the planet. Somewhere out there right now there is a wannabe David Beckham, Pele, or Mia Hamm in the making. As they advance in the game, they are realizing that the mind is as useful a tool as the feet and the head.
These affirmations are written to encourage and inspire your greatness as a soccer player whatever your level.
Please feel free to substitute football or soccer, whichever term works for you.
- We are a great soccer team! We are a championship soccer team! We are a team of destiny!
- When we come together as a team, everything becomes possible for our soccer team!
- I am a great soccer player! I am a great soccer player! I am a great soccer player and I get better and better each and every day!
- I defeat my opponent in my mind and then I defeat him/her on the soccer field.
- I always outplay my opponent by out-thinking my opponent.
- When I face superior skills on the soccer field, I win with the superior determination!
- When I have superior skills on the soccer field, I win by maintaining my focus and executing!
- I am one part amazing soccer skills! I am one part of amazing mental skills! I am all parts a champion!
- Soccer is easy! Soccer is fun! Soccer is easy and fun for me!
- I am good soccer player on my way to being a great soccer player!
- I am a great soccer player and I am ready to be world-class!
- A world-class soccer player lives within me! Today I AM that player during my match!
- When I take the field, I channel my emotions into amazing soccer plays!
- I am a great soccer player. When my team needs a lift, I am always there to provide it!
- I love soccer and it shows in the way I play every match!
- I am a great goalkeeper! When the game is on the line, I always make the save!
- I am a great goalkeeper! I thrive on the one-to-one of a penalty kick! Bring it!
- I am a great goalkeeper! The net and me are one!
- I am a great goalkeeper! I am the leader of my defense!
- A great goalkeeper lives within me! Today that goalkeeper shows up in the net!
- I am a great scorer! When I’m on my A-game, I am unstoppable!
- I am a great scorer! One on one I am better than any goalie!
- I am a great scorer! My kicks are always powerful and accurate!
- I am a great scorer! I am always working my way into scoring position.
- I am a great scorer! I know where I am going with the ball before I get it!
- I am a great scorer! I know the goalie’s tendencies and I use them against him/her!
- I am a great scorer! When my teammates shoot, I always follow the shot!
- I am a great scorer! I know when to use power and when to use finesse!
- I am a great scorer! Both of my feet are dangerous scoring weapons.
- A great scorer lives within me! Today that scorer shows up as balls in the net!
- I am the best striker on my team! When the game is on the line, I want to take the shot!
- I am a great striker! When I get in scoring position, I finish!
- I refuse to dwell on bad plays! I am always focused on the next good play!
- I am a great passer! I put my teammates in a easy scoring situations!
- I work hard on my dribbling skills! They make a real difference in my game!
- I am a play maker! I am a great play maker! I am a difference-making play maker!
- A great forward lives within me! Today that forward shows up on the soccer field!
- I am a great forward! I get my shots and I make my shots!
- I am a great forward! When I miss a shot, I am already focused on making the next one.
- I am a great forward! I am all about scoring goals! I am happy scoring goals or getting assists!
- I am a great defender! My job is to shutdown the best scorer and that is what I do!
- I am a great defender! I perfect my tackling skills and stop scoring opportunities before they start!
- A great defender lives within me! Today that defender shows up on the soccer field!
- I am a great midfielder! I win with speed, strength, and smarts!
- A great midfielder lives within me! Today that midfielder shows up on the soccer field.
If I have missed a particular skill or soccer topic that you would like an affirmation for, please leave a comment and I will update this list.
Follow your bliss. Experience your bliss. Become your bliss.
Ray Davis is the founder of The Affirmation Spot. He’s been studying and practicing personal development for 30 years. He’s also studied many of the world’s spiritual traditions and mythologies.
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