We must have had 99 per cent of the match. It was the other three per cent that cost us.— Ruud Gullit
The most romantic Ruud Gullit quotes that will transform you to a better person
When I was young I was one of the second generation of black people in Holland.
My father was the first. My mother was white, and living with a black man at that time and having a how-you-say half-caste boy is not easy.
If there is a problem, and you don't say anything about it, it's like a cancer and it becomes bigger.
I'm looking forward to seeing some sexy football.
To play Holland, you have to play the Dutch.
To play Holland, you've got to play the Dutch
Being a football manager is no fun at all.
You have to put up with all the hassle. It is not surprising that so many turn grey or have heart attacks.
Yeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeereereeeeees. I believe in miracles.
If I'd wanted to be an individual, I'd have taken up tennis.
We Dutch, we like to have an opinion, a strong opinion. We think we know everything better.
You have to be open to everything.
When I played, I received racial abuse but I was just one of a few black players and we weren't backed up by the authorities.
I like stubborn players. At least they have an opinion. If they are right or wrong, this doesn't matter for me.
You only stop learning when you quit.
Man City needed something and when Johnson did something, something happened
Sometimes I miss coaching, but often things are not how they appear in football.
People have expectations of me but I'm not a magician.
I know what it's like to win things. You need a certain type of player with a determination to win. You see it in the eyes.
I've taken challenges with the big risk that it can all go wrong.
But that's what I like and I'd rather do that than be safe all the time.
If a player is racially insulted, he should have the right to leave the field.
The more time you have, the more mistakes you will make.
Politics and football don't mix.
You can't live in history. You've got to build for the future.
Every week you have to play well to be the champion.
Football develops, it becomes quicker, players develop as athletes.
If you look at my career, I've never gone to a team that had fulfilled their potential.
I am very fit and by playing sweeper I can control the speed of the game.
Mandela means a lot to the world. He's something special. There's only a few people in the history of mankind with that kind of charisma.
I'd like to meet god. Not to question it, just to have a peak at what it is. I say 'it' because we don't know what it is.
To play for your country is the best thing that can happen.
You know, if you play on home soil sometimes funny things can happen and you have that push of the crowd.
I am happy with everything I achieved in my football career.
I don't think I could have done any more.
In L.A., nobody is talking about football. No television stations. You see it nowhere.
Often there is a wall between the journalist and the star because there is usually not much time to get to know a person, and the star is always asked the same questions, and may be defensive.