Football is the ultimate in team sport. And no individual can win a game by himself. Pelé is a famous name, but Pelé made his goals because another player passed to him at the proper time.
At 17, I already had responsibility because I took care of my family, but in the football I was young; I wasn’t experienced or the captain – I was just in the team.
If I pass away one day, I am happy because I tried to do my best. My sport allowed me to do so much because it’s the biggest sport in the world.
At 17, I already had responsibility because I took care of my family, but in the football I was young; I wasn't experienced or the captain - I was just in the team.
If I pass away one day, I am happy because I tried to do my best. My sport allowed me to do so much because it's the biggest sport in the world.
When I retired, at that time I had a lot of proposals to play in Europe, England, Italy, Spain, Mexico. But I said no, after 18 years I want to rest, because I want to retire.
A lot of people, when a guy scores a lot of goals, think, 'He's a great player', because a goal is very important, but a great player is a player who can do everything on the field. He can do assists, encourage his colleagues, give them confidence to go forward. It is someone who, when a team does not do well, becomes one of the leaders.
When you play against dirty players or very tough players, it's easy to escape because you know what they're going to do. But when the player is tough but intelligent, it's much more difficult.
Ups and downs in life are very important to keep us going, because a straight line even in an ECG means we are not alive.
I didn’t learn to be quiet when I had an opinion. The reason they knew who I was is because I told them.
I really appreciate people who correct me, because without them, I might have been repeating mistakes for a long time.
Never stop doing your best just because someone doesn’t give you credit.
Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.
I am thankful for all of those who said NO to me. It’s because of them I’m doing it myself.
Immature love says: ‘I love you because I need you.' Mature love says ‘I need you because I love you.
Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway.
Morning is an important time of day, because how you spend your morning can often tell you what kind of day you are going to have.
I was smiling yesterday,I am smiling today and I will smile tomorrow.Simply because life is too short to cry for anything.
Because of your smile, you make life more beautiful.
Always remember to be happy because you never know who’s falling in love with your smile.
As long as you live keep smiling because it brightens everybody’s day.
I want to be the reason behind your smile, because surely you are the reason behind mine.
When I ask you to listen to a song, it’s because the lyrics means everything I’m trying to say to you.
Dictionary is incomplete because it doesn’t have a word which can describe how much I love you.