The best Quotes by Eric Cantona

The best Quotes by Eric Cantona

Eric Daniel Pierre Cantona (born 24 May 1966) is a French actor and former professional footballer. Regarded as one of the greatest French players of all time, Cantona is credited with having played a leading role in making Manchester United the dominant force in English football in the 1990s, and has legendary status at the club. In 2004, he was named by Pelé in the FIFA 100 list of the world's greatest living players.

I see the world become so uniform. Everybody has to be the same. I like people who are different.
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I prefer to play and lose rather than win, because I know in advance I'm going to win.
I didn't study; I live.
When you arrive in England for football it's a paradise.
Manchester United is stronger than anybody in the world.
My best moment? I have a lot of good moments but the one I prefer is when I kicked the hooligan.

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All taxi drivers in Manchester are City fans. When you want to go to United, they'll drive you out in the sticks and dump you there.
Dino Toppmöller - August 2002
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My return to Old Trafford was just a brief reminder of why this stadium is known as the Theater of Dreams.
Cristiano Ronaldo - September 2021
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At the end of this game, the European Cup will be only six feet away from you, and you'll not even able to touch it if we lose. And for many of you, that will be the closest you will ever get. Don't you dare come back in here without giving your all.
Alex Ferguson - May 1999, Half-time speech during Champions League finals
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I thought I was joining Manchester United. I was mislead by all involved. I wasn't aware there was another Manchester club.
My problem at Manchester was the coach. Van Gaal was the worst of my career. I would score, assist, and the next day he would show me my misplaced passes.
There have always been strong teams at Manchester United. But this one is the strongest.
Paul Pogba - August 2021
My first Cup, my first call to the Portuguese National team, my first Champions League, my first Golden Boot and my first Ballon d'Or, they were all born from this special connection between me and the Red Devils. History has been written in the past and history will be written once again! You have my word!
Cristiano Ronaldo - August 2021, about returning to Manchester United
I love Manchester United. It's great there, they support me a lot. I'm very good here at Madrid, but in the future, nobody knows. Let's see what's gonna happen.
Cristiano Ronaldo - November 2015
All they can talk about is Manchester United.
Alex Ferguson - on Manchester City
When you have played for Manchester United, it is difficult to go elsewhere.
Manchester United breathes football.
It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
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Being different isn't a bad thing. It means you're brave enough to be yourself.
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Don't let anyone, ever, make you feel like you don't deserve what you want.
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Don't ever let someone tell you, you can't do something. Not even me. You got a dream, you got to protect it. People can't do something themselves, they want to tell you you can't do it. You want something, go get it. Period. All right?
Chris Gardner in The Pursuit of Happyness
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There are many people in the country today who, through no fault of their own, are sane. Some of them were born sane. Some of them became sane later in their lives.
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I'm not crazy - my reality is just different from yours.
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Winning isn't getting ahead of others, it is getting ahead of yourself.
Everything's a game, Avery Grambs. The only thing we get to decide in this life is if we play to win.
Simba: "Ouh. Jeez, what was that for?"
Rafiki: "It doesn't matter, it's in the past."
Simba: "Yeah, but it still hurts."
Rafiki: "Oh yes, the past can hurt. But the way I see it, you can either run from it, or learn from it."
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Oh yes. The past can hurt. But the way I see it, you can either run from it, or learn from it.
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The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.
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Never memorize what you can look up in books.
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If watching is all you're going to do, then you're going to watch your life go by without you.
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I fell in love with football as I was later to fall in love with women: suddenly, inexplicably, uncritically, giving no thought to the pain or disruption it would bring with it.
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Fifa cannot sit by and see greed rule the football world. Nor shall we.
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Violet: "I'm so looking forward to seeing your mother again. When I'm with her, I'm reminded of the virtues of the English."
Matthew: "But isn't she American?"
Violet: "Exactly."
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The British electors will not vote for a man who does not wear a hat.
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I don't think about money when I make these kinds of decisions. I play for the love of the game. I loved the feeling I got from Real Madrid.
Jude Bellingham - June 2023
I think he's a really good talent, really promising talent. I think if you meet the boy as well, an excellent boy - very humble, he's got his feet firmly on the ground, which is the most important thing for a young player. And I think he's got the world at his feet as long as he can stay focussed.
Jude Bellingham - September 2020
I want to finish with dignity so in a good club. It doesn't mean that to go USA or Qatar or Dubai is not good but I don't see myself there.
Cristiano Ronaldo - November 2015
We want to win this World Cup. The group is very strong. And I want to take this opportunity to stop the talking about me. Stop asking other players about me. You can ask them questions about the World Cup and their expectations.
Cristiano Ronaldo - November 2022
I have dreamed of this. This is a historic night for this club and for me, this is my first European title. I will remember this for all my life.
Rafael Santos Borré - May 2022, about Eintracht Frankfurt winning the Europa League
We'll be waiting for him like a wife, waiting for her husband to be released from prison.
Jürgen Klopp (as coach for Borussia Dortmund) - about the hurt Mats Hummels
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Ed Sheeran did what I haven't seen too often before: Make people smile when leaving the Schalke Arena.
Toni Kroos - July 2022
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If Barcelona was a German club, they'd be a case for a liquidator.
Uli Hoeneß - September 2021
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Bayern Munich's crowning achievement came with a 1-0 victory over Paris Saint-Germain in the UEFA Champions League final in Lisbon. Kingsley Coman, a Parisian and former PSG prospect, scored early in the second half. Manuel Neuer, the brilliant goalkeeper, made sure the lead stood up.
(The Washington Post) - August 2020, about Bayern Munich winning the Champions League
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The Real Madrid shirt is white. It can stain of mud, sweat and even of blood, but never of shame.
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You know, not only am I campaigning, but I'm running the world.
Joe Biden - Juli 2024

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