I've always been a religious person, and I try to think that every disappointment might just be a blessing in disguise.
I understand it's difficult but you've got to think about yourself, you know, and not just follow the crowd.
The best thing about football is that the rules are so simple. Anyone can play anywhere.
I don't do chat-up lines. Girls often tell me I'm cheeky. Being cheeky seems to work OK for me.
I'm a forward, but I can't be the only forward at a club. Over the years, the clubs who've won titles have had several strikers.
I just get up in the morning and say: 'Yeah man, I'm ready to score goals.'
Going to a major tournament, having that buzz - it's hard to put into words. It's a dream to go there, and to play. It's the biggest thing you can achieve in your career, and to go again would be a dream.
I scored in a World Cup and I want that buzz again.
Before games, people ask whether I get nervous. To be honest, I don't get nervous, I just enjoy it. I am living the dream. When I was a kid I always wanted to play for my country and now I am here, I will enjoy it.
I think my faith is important. Being young as well, sometimes it's difficult, but I've got a good family behind me as well.
I don't know about anyone else, but if I had problems or issues maybe I wouldn't feel as comfortable talking about them in a group.
If you're good to your body, your body's good to you.
I feel 21. I've looked after myself and take my football seriously.
It doesn't matter who you are, football's a business. At some stage you're going to have to leave a football club, that's just normal.
To win a major tournament you have to face the top teams at some point, but if you avoid those at the beginning then you can win games and build confidence. I think the key is just to get off to a good start.
I had to tell Dad, 'It will be okay and be positive; keep praying and have faith'. I have always known about cancer, but to be around someone who has it and to see what it does in such a short space of time was hard. It makes you think about your life, about what is important.
I am doing my job and trying to win a game for my team. I shouldn't be getting racially abused; it's silly.
I love scoring - even in training.
There is always going to be competition. When you play for a top club, you're going to attract top players. It's part and parcel of football.
When you've something to fight for, you get the best out of yourself.
I don't feel like I'm getting older. I think it's the way I've looked after myself. I take my football seriously. I love scoring goals and I get a good feeling from it, so I'll do whatever it takes to be fit and feel good in games.
When you get up in the morning and know you're doing something you love, feel fit and look after yourself, it's just a great thing to do.
For me, there's nothing that beats playing. When I'm not playing, I'll watch games on the television, watch stuff on You-Tube, everything. I just live for football, love watching great players.
I've got a Ferrari 430. It's black. I don't know what it cost but it wasn't cheap. I bought it because I was being a boy. It's fast and looks good.
The role that I play as a lone striker, I enjoy it and particularly playing with great players.
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