The best Quotes by Xabi Alonso

The best Quotes by Xabi Alonso

Xabier Alonso Olano (born 25 November 1981) is a Spanish football coach and former professional player who is currently the head coach of Bundesliga club Bayer Leverkusen.

Madrid is a big city. It's very dynamic and cosmopolitan.
I've been lucky, but I have earned that luck.
If you have control of the midfield, you have control of the game, and you have more chances to win.
Bayern is a big club and a big brand, but on a daily basis, it's a family club. You get to know the physios, the kit man, the chefs. It's also a club that's very close to the supporters. That proximity to the fans makes it special.
I grew up a lot as a professional and as a person in Liverpool, and I have very strong links to the club and the city.
People in Liverpool are very welcoming.
Writing is not my thing; playing football is my thing.

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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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Winning against Bayern Munich can't be anticipated, that makes them extra special.
Martin Schmidt (as sport director at Mainz 05) - April 2021
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Serge Gnabry's double sinks Lyon. The Bayern Munich juggernaut rolls on. He made the difference to set up a mouthwatering final with Paris Saint-Germain on Sunday and leave Hansi Flick dreaming of the perfect finale to his debut season as the Bayern manager.
The Guardian - August 2020
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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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When you sign with Bayern Munich, the contract says that you have to win the German Championship.
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There's no team in the whole world, that drives to Munich and thinks: "We're gonna win this for sure."
Jürgen Klopp (as coach for Borussia Dortmund) - about Bayern Munich
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FC Bayern is a great club, one of the best in the world, and it's enormous motivation for me to now play alongside these extraordinary players in a team. I know that this club, this team lives for titles and wins titles every year. I'm also driven by the hunger for success. I'll give my best for FC Bayern.
João Cancelo - February 2023
We're playing in this very, very cool arena where Bayern Munich plays, kind of the country's top soccer team, and it looks amazing in pictures. The chance to go across to another country, play a sport that I love... there's 3 million ticket requests for 67,000 seats. So the place is gonna be rocking and if it's anything like what I see in those German Bundesliga games this is gonna be one of the most epic games that we've ever played in. So I'm super excited.
Tom Brady - November 2022, about Bucs v. Seahawks in Munich
It's harder to defend the Champions League than to win it, because everyone is chasing FC Bayern right now. We're currently seen as the best team in the world - that means we're the team everyone wants to beat.
Walk on through the wind
Walk on through the rain
Though your dreams be tossed and blown
Walk on, walk on
With hope in your heart
And you’ll never walk alone
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Liverpool FC is a great club, and the fans are amongst the best in the world.
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This club means everything to the people. So, it's our job to show that it means absolutely everything for us as well. It's a lot about emotion, the intensity, how the supporters live.
Where did you ever hear a better message than "You'll never walk alone"? It's the most beautiful song in the world. Everybody feels it, everybody loves it. Everybody gets the message. In your darkest moments, you are not alone. I love that.
We are Liverpool and that means we have to entertain the people. We have to show all the desire, all the love for the game. We will all be together soon. There will be a moment for us. For now, tell the world: we are Liverpool... Champions of England.
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I will leave the club at the end of the season. I love absolutely everything about this club. I love everything about the city. I love everything about our supporters. I love the team. I love the staff. I love everything. I'm running out of energy. I know that I cannot do the job again and again.
Jürgen Klopp - January 2024
I stay for another two years. "Why?" is now the question... because Ulla wants to stay. And as a good husband, what are you doing when your wife wants to stay? You stay. That's not the only reason. I love our club and it's the best place to be.
Jürgen Klopp - April 2022
My favourite team is Liverpool. My favourite player is Michael Owen, and I would like to play there.
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
Nobody at Liverpool questions the manager. Jürgen Klopp is a top manager.
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 had 90 minutes to come up with something and now you're asking me these two sh-t questions. That's incredible.
Toni Kroos - Mai 2022, nach CL-Finalsieg von Real Madrid
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Real Madrid is a legendary team that stands above all the others and is the target of all the players.
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Tokio: "You wave a white flag and turn yourself in! I know they'll be easy on you when things get complicated."
Rio: "I only wave the white flag for Real Madrid."
Rio in Money Heist - Season 2 Episode 1
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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
Playing football for three years is a long time - playing at Real Madrid for three years is even longer.
Toni Kroos - May 2020
I have a new challenge with a team that was always in my heart, Real Madrid.
Carlo Ancelotti - June 2021
Playing for Real Madrid is like touching the sky, Real Madrid has always been my first choice as a team and Madrid has always been my favourite as a city.
They say money can't buy happiness. But it can book your flight to Madrid - which is kinda the same.
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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I might have been born in Liverpool - but I grew up in Hamburg.
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 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
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
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.
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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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
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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You know, not only am I campaigning, but I'm running the world.
Joe Biden - Juli 2024

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