Great Lionel Messi Quotes

When all this is over, what are you left with? When I retire, I hope I am remembered for being a decent guy.


I have changed nothing, my style of play is still that of a child. I know that above all it is my job and that I should approach it in another way, but one must not lose sight of the fact that football is a game. It is imperative one plays to amuse oneself, to be happy. That is what children do and I do the same thing.


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


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.


Money is not a 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 a professional footballer I would willingly play for nothing.


At Barca we trained every day with the ball. I hardly even took a step running without a ball at my feet.


The truth is my idea has been to always stay at Barcelona and see out the rest of my career here. Like I always say, one doesn’t know what can happen in the future, but if it were up to me to decide, I would stay at Barcelona for the rest of my career.


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


One of the Arsenal players came up to me afterwards and said it had been an honor to be on the same pitch as me. I thought, My God, that is a great thing to say when your team has just lost.


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


Whether it’s a friendly match, or for points, or a final, or any game – I play the same. I’m always trying to be my best, first for my team, for myself, for the fans, and to try and win.


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


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.


We know that we are close to making history.


I am the happiest man alive and I am happy for myself, for my family and for my country.


I had said I didn’t mind which shirt I played in, but coming from Diego, № 10 is very special.


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


We are at a good level. Our secret is that we play the same way against each opponent.


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

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