30 Interesting Quotes from Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi’s Childhood Quotes

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messi quotes about his childhood time


I used to serve tea at a shop to support my football training

When i was a young boy in Argentina, i played futsal in the street and in a club. It was great fun and helped me to become the player i am today

When i was a kid, my friends called me to go out. But i stayed home because i had to train the next day

i know that if i train hard and eat well, i will win the Balon d’Or

Lionel Messi’s Quotes on Achieving Dreams

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messi quotes about dream and determintaiton

You have to fight to reach your dream, you have to sacrifice and work hard for it

I always thought i wanted to play professionally, and i always knew that to do that i’d have to make a lot of sacrifices. I made sacrifices by leaving Argentina, leaving my family to start a new life. I changed my friends, my people. Everything. But everything i did, i did for football, to achieve my dream

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

Every year i try to grow as a player and not get stuck in a rut. I try to improve my game in every possible ways. But the trait is not something i’ve worked on, it’s part of me

My ambition it to get better and better

Lionel Messi’s Quotes on Playing Football

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messi quotes about his passion to play football

What i do is play soccer, which is what i like

Money is not motivating factor. Money doesn’t thrill me or make me play better because there are benefits to being wealthy. I’m just happy with a ball at my feet. My motivation comes from playing the game i love. If i wasn’t paid to be professional footballer i would willingly play for nothing

I don’t need the best hairstyle or the best body. Just give me a ball and i’ll show you what i can do

There is no doubt. It’s certain that i’ll be 100 percent

I always remember that English club are physical and tough. And they play strong to win the game. But afterwards, they shake hands and they are fair

In football as in watchmaking, talent and elegance mean nothing without rigor and precision

If football have taught me something, it is that you can overcome anything if, and only if, you love something enough

The best decision aren’t made with your mind, but with your instinct

We are team. One person struggles, we are struggles. One person triumphs, we all triumphs

Lionel Messi’s Quotes on Winning Titles

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messi quotes about desire to win title

Something deep in my character allows me to take the hits, and gets on with trying to win

Goals are only important if they win games

I’d give up all my records to win the world cup. to make the people of my country happy

I am competitive. You can see it in me when we’ve lost. I’m in a bad way. I don’t like to talk to anyone

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

After the difficult year, we want to win the league and dedicate it to Tito. I’m sure he would have liked that.

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

Lionel Messi’s Quotes on Other Superstar

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messi quotes about people comparing himself with other superstar


Diego is diego, and for me he is the greatest player of all time. Even after a million years, i am not even going to get close to Maradona. I have no intention comparing myself with Maradona. I want to make my own history for something i have achieved

I don’t consider myself the greatest player in Barcelona’s history. Because i know it’s Ronaldinho. I still remember that he was the one who assisted my first ever Barcelona’s goal. He wasn’t simply passing the ball. He was passing the torch to me

I don’t know if Cristiano Ronaldo is at his peak but he’s always there scoring goals in every game and contributing to his team and his nation side. He’s been doing that for many years and it doesn’t make much difference wether he’s on top form or a bit

Lionel Messi’s Quotes on Purpose of Life

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messi quotes about life


I prefer to win titles with the team ahead of individual awards or scoring more goals than anyone else. I’m more worried about being a good person than being the best football player in the world. When all this is over, what are you left with? When i retire, i hope i am remembered for being a decent guy

There is nothing more satisfying than seeing a happy and smiling child. I always help in any way i can even if it’s just by signing autograph. A child’s smile is worth more than all the money in the world