Sports Quotes

You have to show up in the World Cup, and in the World Cup anything can happen.

The World Cup is a very important way to measure the good players, and the great ones. It is a test of a great player.

Politics is like football; if you see daylight, go through the hole.

It’s so easy for a kid to join a gang, to do drugs… we should make it that easy to be involved in football and academics.

If anything goes bad, I did it. If anything goes semi-good, we did it. If anything goes really good, then you did it. That’s all it takes to get people to win football games for you.

In life, as in football, you won’t go far unless you know where the goalposts are.

When my first semester grades came out, my mom and dad told me I wouldn’t be playing football.

Football is like life – it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work, sacrifice, dedication and respect for authority.

Football is unconditional love.

Other fighters said I was “white collar” because I was doing endorsements and other things outside the ring. That bothered me. I never discussed it, but in a strange way it made me a better fighter. It was about composure, and not letting people get inside my head.