I am not dealing with footballers, I am dealing with people. They have fears and worry about failing and making fools of themselves in front of 80,000 people. I have to make them see that without each other they are nothing.

— Pep Guardiola

The most breathtaking Pep Guardiola quotes that will add value to your life

I sit down and watch videos. I take notes. That's when that inspiration comes - the moment that makes sense of my profession. The instant I know, for sure, that I've got it. I know how to win. It's the moment that my job becomes truly meaningful.


Iniesta doesn't dye his hair, he doesn't wear earrings and he hasn't got any tattoos. Maybe that makes him unattractive to the media but he is the best.


Put in the superlatives yourselves, I'm running out.

It's already been a while now that he has been outstanding. He's more than decisive in every way. That he's capable of doing everything that he does at his age is something impressive, that doesn't make any sense.


Lahm is a scandal. He is super-intelligent, understands the game brilliantly, knows when to come inside or to stay wide. The guy is f****** exceptional


Out of everyone at Manchester United, I would pick out Scholes, he is the best midfielder of his generation. I would had loved to play alongside him.


It has been an honour to be the coach of the best player (Messi) I have ever seen and probably the best I will see.


My advice for Sebastian Kehl is: if you have a 35-point deficit in the league, it is better to shut up.


I see Maradona every time he grabs the ball and accelerates.


Messi is an irreplaceable player, today if he was here we would have won 5-0 but he was not and we had to play another in his place.


If you train badly, you play badly. If you work like a beast in training, you play the same way.


I strive to live with passion and not to be desensitised to life.

Things matter to me. You’ve got to live like that. Otherwise what’s the point? It’s not possible to please everyone and there is no point in trying to be what other people think you should be. For me, it’s important to be who I am, not just to be different but to be as authentic as I can be.


If there isn't a sequence of 15 previous passes, a good transition between attack and defence is impossible. Impossible.


About Pep Guardiola

Quotes 21 sayings
Profession Footballer
Birthday January 18, 1971

I'm going with the understanding that I've done my duty.


I will forgive if the players cannot get it right, but not if they do not try hard.


I have learned that when you’re in the right you should fight the world.


Neuer is one of the best goalkeepers in history.


Lahm is the most intelligent player I have ever trained in my career


Thats the beauty of sport. Sometimes you laugh, sometimes you cry


There are teams that wait for you and teams that look for you: Espanyol look for you. I feel very close to their style of football.


There is no defence that can stop Messi. It is impossible.