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55 Messi Quotes From The World-Famous Soccer Player

Every soccer fanatic will know Lionel Messi quotes.

Lionel Andrés Messi or Leo Messi, as he is known to his fans, is an Argentina-born soccer player who has won the Ballon D'or, the highest individual honor in soccer, six times.

Messi's is a journey of a five-foot-seven tall player who became the youngest official player and goal scorer in the Spanish La Liga. To win and achieve what Lionel Messi has done would be next to impossible and might never be done again.

Leo Messi led Barcelona to La Liga and Champions League titles, helping him earn unprecedented awards. He scored his 233rd goal for Barcelona in March 2012, becoming the club's all-time leading La Liga scorer when he was just 24 years old. He ended the 2011-12 season in Barcelona with 73 goals beating Gerd Müller's record. Now, Lionel Messi is the captain of both Barcelona and Argentina and has achieved much of his success on his way to the top. There are things that he has managed to do on the football field that are simply unbelievable. We can all agree that Messi is the best is every time he plays soccer and his journey is inspiring to every sportsperson. Here are Lionel Messi inspirational quotes and Soccer motivational quotes to inspire you.

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Lionel Messi Inspirational Quotes

Inspirational quotes by Messi are popular.

Take a look at these Messi soccer quotes. For fans of Lionel Messi, famous quotes like these and all the other best Messi quotes are very inspiring.

1. "You have to fight to reach your dream. You have to sacrifice and work hard for it."

- Lionel Messi.

2. "You can overcome anything, if and only if you love something enough."

- Lionel Messi.

3. "If I wasn't paid to be a professional footballer, I would willingly play for nothing."

- Lionel Messi.

4. The best decisions aren't made with your mind, but with your instinct."

- Lionel Messi.

5. "Money is not a motivating factor… My motivation comes from playing the game I love."

- Lionel Messi.

6. "The objective is to win with all the team, personal records are secondary."

- Lionel Messi.

7. "Being a bit famous now gives me the opportunity to help people who really need it, especially children."

- Lionel Messi.

8. "I start early and I stay late, day after day, year after year. It took me 17 years and 114 days to become an overnight success."

- Lionel Messi.

9. "I have no intention of comparing myself with Maradona - I want to make my own history for something I have achieved."

– Lionel Messi.

10. "Barcelona gave me everything, they took a chance on me when nobody else would. I never have any desire to play for anybody else, I will be here for as long as they want me."

– Lionel Messi.

11. "Every year I try to grow as a player and not get stuck in a rut. I try to improve my game in every way possible."

– Lionel Messi.

12. "My ambition is always to get better and better."

- Lionel Messi.

13. "Something deep in my character allows me to take the hits and get on with trying to win."

- Lionel Messi.

14. "I used to serve tea at a shop to support my football training."

- Lionel Messi.

15. "I don't need the best hairstyle or the best body. Just give me a ball at my feet and I'll show you what I can do."

- Lionel Messi.

16. "What I do is play football, which is what I like."

- Lionel Messi.

17. "Little by little, I'm getting better all the time. I've not lost the passion to play."

- Lionel Messi.

18. "I made sacrifices by leaving Argentina, leaving my family to start a new life. I changed my friends, my people. Everything. But everything I did, I did for football, to achieve my dream."

- Lionel Messi.

19. "I'm always proudest whenever I've been part of a trophy-winning team. Lifting a title makes me feel so happy because it's what I want to do in football: be successful."

- Lionel Messi.

20. "This is why I didn't go out to parties and many other things. I am successful because I made sacrifices for success."

- Lionel Messi.

21. "At Barca, we trained every day with the ball."

- Lionel Messi.

22. "For my part, I try to do my bit to make people's lives more bearable, in particular children across the globe who are having problems."

-Lionel Messi.

23. "Barcelona is my life, they have brought me to where I am today, I could not leave, I don't want to leave. My heart stays with Barcelona."

– Lionel Messi.

24. "I am more worried about being a good person than being the best football player in the world"

- Lionel Messi.

25. "I think my desire to always get better, to always want more, to always be my top critic, and accepting the good and the bad."

- Lionel Messi.

26. "You can overcome anything, if and if only you love something enough."

-Lionel Messi.

27. "I will never go to trial against Barça because it is the club that I love, which has given me everything since I arrived here. It's the club of my life, I made my life here."

– Lionel Messi.

Lionel Messi Quotes About Life

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28. "I've always had a great relationship with my two brothers, I have always had their support in my football and in everything. They've been very close to me and we have a great relationship."

-Lionel Messi.

29. "There are more important things in life than winning or losing a game."

- Lionel Messi.

30. "I am the happiest man alive and I am happy for myself, for my family and for my country."

- Lionel Messi.

31. "Being a dad changes everything for the better and I'm really enjoying it."

- Lionel Messi.

32. "I know how important it is to have a helping hand."

- Lionel Messi.

33. "My family was always present when I needed them and sometimes felt even stronger emotions than me."

- Lionel Messi.

34. "If I hadn't had support, I wouldn't have been able to fulfill my dreams."

- Lionel Messi.

35. "Before if I lost or did something wrong I didn't talk to anyone for three or four days until it passed. Now, I come home after a game, I see my son, and everything is alright. "

– Lionel Messi.

36. "I am a normal person. I have the same life as any human being. When I finish playing, doing my work, I have my family, my friends, and I live like any other person."

– Lionel Messi.

37. "Just to hear people saying and thinking that makes me very proud indeed. But I try not to think about it too much."

– Lionel Messi.

Lionel Messi Quotes About Ronaldo

Here are some quotes about one legend talking about another:

38. "There are a lot of athletes that I admire: LeBron, Nadal, Federer. There's Cristiano in football."

- Lionel Messi.

39. "Ronaldo was my hero. I loved watching players like Zidane, Ronaldinho, and Rivaldo, but Ronaldo was the best striker I've ever seen."

- Lionel Messi.

40. "It doesn't matter if I am better than Cristiano Ronaldo, all that matters is that Barcelona are better than Madrid."

– Lionel Messi.

41. "Although it was a bit difficult to see him win trophies, he gave La Liga prestige"

- Lionel Messi.

42. "Ronaldo is always there scoring goals in all the games... he is at his peak or a bit below it makes no difference."

- Lionel Messi.

43. "He's a phenomenal player who has many qualities that year after year he improves. He's one of the best."

- Lionel Messi.

Quotes About Lionel Messi

Here are some quotes on Messi by footballers and other people:

44. "I wear the number 10 Jersey for the US National Team in honor of the greatest athlete I have ever seen: Messi!"

- Kobe Bryant.

45. "Messi is a genius. He has everything. When I watch him, I see a player who is very, very, skilful, very clever and his left foot is like Diego Maradona's."

- Franz Beckenbauer.

46. "To compare Lionel Messi to anybody else is unfair on them."

- Sid Lowe.

47. "Is Messi a real player or a PlayStation character?"

- Radamel Falcao.

48. "Don't write about him, don't try to describe him, just watch him."

– Pep Guardiola.

49. "Messi has a divine gift."

– Dani Alves.

50. "Messi or Ronaldo best player in the world? In the world, I would say Ronaldo. Messi is from another planet."

– Arda Turan.

51. "I have seen the player who will inherit my place in Argentine football and his name is Messi. Messi is a genius."

– Diego Maradona.

52. "I like Messi a lot, he's a great player. Technically, we're practically at the same level."

– Pele.

53. "He does not really seem human to me."

– Luis Enrique.

54. "Although he may not be human, it's good that Messi still thinks he is."

– Javier Mascherano.

55. "In two minutes, I saw his speed, his skill, and decided we would sign him."

― Carles Rexach.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for Lionel Messi quotes, then why not take a look at inspirational soccer quotes, or Alex Morgan quotes.

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