The best Quotes by Granit Xhaka

The best Quotes by Granit Xhaka

Granit Xhaka (born 27 September 1992) is a Swiss professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Bundesliga club Bayer Leverkusen and captains the Switzerland national team.

I wouldn't change myself for anybody. I am who I am; people accept me, or they don't. I have my strengths and my weaknesses, which I can try to improve upon, of course. I'm still not the finished product.
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Personally, I can handle criticism, especially when it is deserved, and it's because my dad never, ever said 'Well done' to me. He did it on purpose so that I kept my feet on the ground.
Every Monday, we're asked to undertake jump tests to check the conditions of our muscles. There's nothing you can hide. Once a week, they do urine tests, and your body fat percentage is tested regularly. The doctors cover all bases.
I don't mind being criticised, because I am not that easy to knock down, and no-one can destroy me. But I am bothered by the stupid people who call me dirty, brainless, and an idiot. You don't say words like these to someone who you know nothing about.
I can't stand people who are backward. I am honest, straightforward. I don't like to pretend. And I will not change either.

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I felt like a child amongst all the established players. First of all I had to prove myself in training and earn respect and over several months show what I was capable of.
Florian Wirtz - July 2021
We've had many good players through the history of the club at Bayer Leverkusen, but Kai Havertz is one of the best.
Rudi Völler - September 2020
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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If my critics saw me walking on water, they would say it's because I can't swim.
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You have to still be able to take criticism, but you have to take it from people who know you.
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
What am I supposed to say about that? I'm a goalkeeper.
Manuel Neuer (as player at Bayern Munich) - December 2019, about making use of goal opportunities at Bayern Munich
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We know about the strength of the French players and are respectful. I think they feel the same way.
Manuel Neuer - June 2021, before Germany - France
Since I left France, everything has gone downhill. France needs me, I don't need France. Even if you have Mbappé, Neymar and Messi, it doesn't help you because you don't have God.
Zlatan Ibrahimović - October 2022
This is for Mino Raiola. It's the first title I have won without Mino by my side. I was close to signing for Napoli, then he told me that I was the only one who could save Milan. So I dedicate it to him.
I'm truly saddened by the death of Her Majesty, The Queen. What an outpouring of love and respect we saw for the Platinum Jubilee for her life of service. How devastated we all feel today shows what she has meant to people in this country and around the world.
David Beckham - September 2022
In my career, there's many things I've won and many things I've achieved, but for me, my greatest achievement is my children and my family. It's about being a good father, a good husband, just being connected to family as much as possible.
We have to accept the quality of the opponent, this is maybe the most dangerous attacking side at the moment in Europe.
Thomas Tuchel (as coach for Chelsea F.C.) - February 2022
I say that the top players are the ones who work hardest. They are the easiest to handle - they know what it takes to stay at the best level.
We will come back.
Kylian Mbappé - December 2022, on Argentina winning the World Cup
I'm very happy to be developing my skills in France, the country where I was born and grew up. I have tried to always keep challenging myself.
Kylian Mbappé - Mai 2022, nach Vertragsverlängerung bei PSG
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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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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Perfection is impossible. In the 1,526 singles matches I played in my career, I won almost 80% of those matches. But what percentage of points did I win? 54%! In other words, even top ranked tennis players win barely more than half the points they play. When you lose every second point on average, you learn not to dwell on every shot.
Roger Federer - Juni 2024

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