It's best being a striker. If you miss five then score the winner, you're a hero. The goalkeeper can play a blinder, then let one in… and he's a villain.

— Ian Rush

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I couldn't settle in Italy - it was like living in a foreign country.

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Moving from Wales to Italy is like moving to a different country.

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Playing in Italy was like being in a foreign country.

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Even all the top players going to Europe to play helps soccer in America, as do all the MLS players like Beckham and all that, they're trying to promote it. At the end of the day it's about getting the younger generation interested at an early age so most of them will move on and play.

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When Jason Koumas is on form, he's the type of player who calls all the strings

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I've got tremendous respect for different cultures, for the food and everything.

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And the things that we fear are a weapon to be held against us.

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I like the Stereophonics. I know the lead singer, Kelly Jones, and theres the Welsh connection.

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I was so shy when I was younger. When I first went to Liverpool I didn't say a word for a year.

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You've got to have a dream... if you don't have any big dreams, nothing happens.

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The young players in the Welsh squad aren't young any more

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People say you should go out at the top but I was enjoying my football so much.

Robbie Fowler's exactly the same: he's not playing for money any more, he's playing for enjoyment. Why go out at the top if it's going to make you miserable? I just wanted to play as long as I could.

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About Ian Rush

Quotes 13 sayings
Nationality Welsh
Profession Athlete
Birthday October 16
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