Lionel Messi Quotes

Who is Lionel Messi?

Lionel Andrés Messi is one of the greatest soccer players of his time. The Argentinian striker played for FC. Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain.

Born June 24, 1987

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Best 30 Quotes by Lionel Messi

“Being a bit famous now gives me the opportunity to help people who really need it, especially children.”

“Being named among the best at something is special and beautiful. But if there are no titles, nothing is won.”

“Every time I start a year, I start with the objective of trying to achieve everything, without comparing it to how I’ve done in other seasons.”

“Every year I try to grow as a player and not get stuck in a rut. I try to improve my game in every way possible.”

“From the age of three, I played every day – morning, afternoon and night.”

“Give the opponents more than one reason to stare at your feet.”

“Goals are only important if they win games.”

“I am a normal person. I have the same life as any human being. When I finish playing, doing my work, I have my family, my friends, and I live like any other person.”

“I am successful because I made sacrifices for success. This is why I didn’t go out to parties and many other things.”

“I don’t need the best hairstyle or the best body. Just give me a ball at my feet and I’ll show you what I can do.”

“I have fun like a child in the street. When the day comes when I’m not enjoying it, I will leave football.”

“I have no intention of comparing myself with Maradona – I want to make my own history for something I have achieved.”

“I never had any problems with my height. I was always the smallest kid, at school and in my teams.”

“I start early and I stay late, day after day, year after year, it took me 17 years and 114 days to become an overnight success.”

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“I still have a lot of room for improvement. For example, I want to shoot equally well with both feet.”

“If I hadn’t had support, I wouldn’t have been able to fulfill my dreams.”

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“In football as in watchmaking, talent and elegance mean nothing without rigour and precision.”

“It takes sacrifice as well as talent.”

“My ambition is always to get better and better.”

“My motivation comes from playing the game I love.”

“On a personal note, I think it won't be until after I've retired that I'm fully aware of what I've done or what I've gone on to achieve in my career.”

“Something deep in my character allows me to take the hits and get on with trying to win.”

“Sometimes, you have to accept you can’t win all the time.”

“The best decisions aren’t made with your mind, but with your instinct.”

“The best decisions aren’t made with your mind, but with your instincts.”

“The day you think there is no improvements to be made is a sad one for any player.”

“There are more important things in life than winning or losing a game.”

“When the year starts the objective is to win it all with the team, personal records are secondary.”

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“You can overcome anything, if and if only you love something enough.”

“You have to fight to reach your dream. You have to sacrifice and work hard for it.”

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“Sometimes when you sacrifice something precious, you’re not really losing it. You’re just passing it on to someone else.”


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