Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do
The vision of a champion is bent over, drenched in sweat, at the point of exhaustion, when nobody else is looking.
Failure happens all the time. It happens every day in practice. What makes you better is how you react to it.
The more difficult the victory, the greater the happiness in winning.
The rules of soccer are very simple, basically it is this: if it moves, kick it. If it doesn't move, kick it until it does.
To be the ultimate team, you must use your body and your mind. Draw up on the resources of your teammates. Choose your steps wisely and you will win. Remember, only teams succeed.
If you're in the penalty area and don't know what to do with the ball, put it in the net and we'll discuss the options later.
I don't believe skill was, or ever will be, the result of coaches. It is a result of a love affair between the child and the ball.
All good athletes make mistakes; the great ones learn to make that mistake only once.
The rules of soccer are very simple: if it moves, kick it. If it doesn't move, kick it until it does.
The person that said winning isn't everything, never won anything.
Football is a simple game based on the giving and taking of passes, of controlling the ball and of making yourself available to receive a pass. It is terribly simple.
Every kid around the world who plays soccer wants to be Pele. I have a great responsibility to show them not just how to be like a soccer player, but how to be like a man.
If a team intimidate you physically and you let them, they've won.
Every time I went away I was deceiving my mum. I'd tell her I was going to school but I'd be out on the street playing football. I always had a ball on my feet.
Pressure? What pressure? Pressure is poor people in the world trying to feed their families. There is no pressure in football
If you are first you are first. If you are second, you are nothing.
That lad must have been born offside.
I have the chance to do for a living what I like the most in life, and that's playing football. I can make people happy and enjoy myself at the same time.
You've got to believe you're going to win, and I believe we'll win the World Cup until the final whistle blows and we're knocked out.
When I go to the press conference before the game, in my mind the game has already started...
I wouldn't be bothered if we lost every game, as long as we won the league.
Other countries have their history. Uruguay has its football.
Some people tell me that we professional players are soccer slaves. Well, if this is slavery, give me a life sentence.
If a player is not interfering with play or seeking to gain an advantage, then he should be.
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