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.

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If there is a problem, and you don't say anything about it, it's like a cancer and it becomes bigger.

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I'm looking forward to seeing some sexy football.

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To play Holland, you have to play the Dutch.

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To play Holland, you've got to play the Dutch

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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.

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Yeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeereereeeeees. I believe in miracles.

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If I'd wanted to be an individual, I'd have taken up tennis.

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We Dutch, we like to have an opinion, a strong opinion. We think we know everything better.

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You have to be open to everything.

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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.

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I like stubborn players. At least they have an opinion. If they are right or wrong, this doesn't matter for me.

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About Ruud Gullit

Quotes 34 sayings
Nationality Dutch
Profession Athlete
Birthday October 16

You only stop learning when you quit.

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Man City needed something and when Johnson did something, something happened

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Sometimes I miss coaching, but often things are not how they appear in football.

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People have expectations of me but I'm not a magician.

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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.

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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.

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If a player is racially insulted, he should have the right to leave the field.

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The more time you have, the more mistakes you will make.

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Politics and football don't mix.

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You can't live in history. You've got to build for the future.

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Every week you have to play well to be the champion.

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Football develops, it becomes quicker, players develop as athletes.

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If you look at my career, I've never gone to a team that had fulfilled their potential.

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I am very fit and by playing sweeper I can control the speed of the game.

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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.

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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.

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To play for your country is the best thing that can happen.

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You know, if you play on home soil sometimes funny things can happen and you have that push of the crowd.

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I am happy with everything I achieved in my football career.

I don't think I could have done any more.

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In L.A., nobody is talking about football. No television stations. You see it nowhere.

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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.

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