FIFA.com looks at some of the mottos and philosophical views espoused by some of the beautiful game's most famous players.
Ahead of Austria’s EURO 2012 qualifier against Germany, FIFA.com spoke to the home side’s Erwin Hoffer about the prestige and pressure attached to the fixture.
An Arjen Robben hat-trick led Bayern Munich to an emphatic 6-0 win over Hamburg, Borussia Dortmund missed out on a Bundesliga record, and Gladbach drew with Werder Bremen.
Hoffenheim dropped their first points of the season after Erwin Hoffer scored twice to claim a point for Kaiserslauten, who were 15 minutes away from all three.
France deservedly won in Bosnia-Herzegovina as fellow strugglers Portugal lost away to Norway, while Sweden, Italy and Germany posted emphatic victories and England saw off Switzerland.
Austrian striker Erwin Hoffer has joined Kaiserslautern on a season-loan deal from Serie A side Napoli.