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
Fulfilling Best Players quotations
Do not set aside your happiness. Do not wait to be happy in the future. The best time to be happy is always now.
What does a mama bear on the pill have in common with the World Series? No cubs.
Victory is in having done your best. If you've done your best, you've won.
The best revenge is not to be like your enemy.
I have never been concerned about winning the Ballon d'Or or being the best player in the world. The best player is already here and that's Messi. And now I can see him from close up and help him.
The weird thing about rap is that you don't get compared in the same way that athletes do, even though it's probably the most competitive sport in music. In basketball, they look at a player and say: 'This guy was the best in his prime at this sport.' But in rap it's not until you're dead or retired that people think about it like that.
Perhaps the toughest call for a coach is weighing what is best for an individual against what is best for the team. Keeping a player on the roster just because I liked him personally, or even because of his great contributions to the team in the past, when I felt some one else could do more for the team would be a disservice to the team's goals.
There comes a day when you realize turning the page is the best feeling in the world, because you realize there is so much more to the book than the page you were stuck on.
You have to believe you're great. You have to have an air about you. My success wasn't because I was a great talent, but because I wanted it more than anybody else. Every minute I step on that field, I want to prove I'm the best player in the league.
How good can we expect to be if our best player is not our best teammate
Talent is never enough. With few exceptions the best players are the hardest workers.
Be with those who bring out the best in you, not the stress in you.
A good coach will make his players see what they can be rather than what they are.
Football is one of the world's best means of communication.
It is impartial, apolitical and universal. Football unites people around the world every day. Young or old, players or fans, rich or poor, the game makes everyone equal, stirs the imagination, makes people happy and makes them sad
It is good to be Compared with the best player [Pele].
But my dad told me about Garrincha's style as he moved forward, went up, attacked and dribbled. Garrincha's style is more similar to Neymar's.
Maybe it won't work out. But maybe seeing if it does will be the best adventure ever.
The secret is to work less as individuals and more as a team.
As a coach, I play not my eleven best, but my best eleven.
Great players inspire you. The best player I played with was Gervi (Gervinho)
The best way to stop Messi is when you play with 11 men and then you can double mark him, one player to stay on him and the other to help out. If it is 11 against 10 then you have almost no chance of stopping him.
The six best doctors: Sunshine, water, rest, air, exercise and diet.
If I could start my life all over again, I would be a professional football player, and you damn well better believe I would be a Pittsburgh Steeler.
You were born to be a player. You were meant to be here. This moment is yours.
The best chess-player in Christendom may be little more than the best player of chess; but proficiency in whist implies capacity for success in all those more important undertakings where mind struggles with mind.
The best teachers are those who show you where to look, but don't tell you what to see.
The men can go away, the executives can go away, but what is really though in this society are the players who has been handed down the feel of winning, of being the absolute best, which isn't equal to any other team.
I didn’t fall in love with it just because it was me playing.
I fell in love with it because I’ve got guys like this – like these guys every single day that push me to be the best that I can be.
They said you have to use your five best players but I found you win with the five who fit together the best.
Never regret a day in your life: good days give happiness, bad days give experience, worst days give lessons, and best days give memories.
I already believe I am the best linebacker in the game.
Now, I have to show one more thing ? that I am the most dominating, influential person in the game and the best football player to ever put on a pair of cleats.
Celtic jerseys are not for second best, they don't shrink to fit inferior players
All seasoned players know, or at least have felt, that when you are playing your best, you are much the same as in a state of meditation. You are free of tension and chatter. You are concentrating on one thing. It is the ideal condition for good golf.
If you want to be good at something, you must first be willing to be bad at it.
Sometimes a player's greatest challenge is coming to grips with his role on the team.
Leo Messi is a spectacular player, there is nobody else like him.
I should not because I have suffered so much in training. I think he is the best forward at the moment and I think he will be so for many more years. He has his feet on the ground.
Right now, I am a football player and I will sacrifice whatever is necessary to be the best.
Never speak from a place of hate, jealousy, anger or insecurity. Evaluate your words before you let them leave your lips. Sometimes it's best to be quiet.
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.
Why can't I be MVP of the league? Why can't I be the best player in the league?
It's all about putting the best team together - not just in the front office but the players on the field.
The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you, whose presence calls forth your best.
When your best player's working harder than everybody and holding everyone accountable, that's a winning culture.
Marathon running, like golf, is a game for players, not winners.
That is why Callaway sells golf clubs and Nike sells running shoes. But running is unique in that the world's best racers are on the same course, at the same time, as amateurs, who have as much chance of winning as your average weekend warrior would scoring a touchdown in the NFL.
Best player? For me, it's Paul Scholes.
He'll do ridiculous things in training like say, “You see that tree over there?” - it'll be 40 yards away - “I'm going to hit it”. And he'll do it. Everyone at the club considers him the best.
My ambition is that I have the best players who can collaborate with each other to form the best team in the world.
Everywhere I've been, I've been the best player.
I love being a leader, and I love being the best. I just want to get better. It's not about being cocky or selfish or anything like that. It's just how I am.