Top 426 Quotes & Sayings by Uruguayan Authors

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It's not easy for a coach to deal with a player who is in slow decline.
Football is about sacrifice, dedication, a lot of work, and friendship off the pitch.
I want to change the bad boy image that has stuck for a bit because I don't think I am at all how I have been portrayed. I would like that to change because it's awful to hear and read what is said of you.
We are all mortal until the first kiss and the second glass of wine. — © Eduardo Galeano
We are all mortal until the first kiss and the second glass of wine.
Poor people are those who only work to try to keep an expensive lifestyle and always want more and more.
I'm pretty demanding with myself and my work, and I always put a lot of pressure on myself. I try to do the best job I can every time.
The line between winning and losing is very thin, and wins give you prestige, stability, and continuity.
Buildings are forms of performances.
When I have worries, fears or a love affair, I have the luck of being able to transform it into a poem.
Because of my medical and ideological training, I am accustomed to saying that life is adaptation and symbiosis.
On the pitch, I argue, I shout, I talk rubbish and generally do anything I can to get ahead.
I try to give everything for my team.
I have always preferred to keep things to myself rather than sharing them with anyone, but I am learning that if you let it go, you feel better for it. Don't keep it all bottled up inside; don't take it all on alone.
I normally try to be tranquil on the pitch.
There were no Manchester United fans protesting when I left their club in 2005. I wasn't one of their most important players, so I moved on, worked really hard, got my breaks, and my career took off.
I give myself the luxury of saying what I want. — © Jose Mujica
I give myself the luxury of saying what I want.
There is no magic formula for stopping Messi.
Competition keeps you young. It motivates you. It challenges your ego. Messi and Ronaldo have this with each other.
It's an honour for me to be one of PSG's forwards.
When Atletico wanted to sell me, I was told that I earned too much money and they wanted me off the wage bill. I liked that honesty.
Nobody has the right to negatively judge a player like Balotelli, as people can make mistakes.
Does this planet have enough resources so seven or eight billion can have the same level of consumption and waste that today is seen in rich societies? It is this level of hyper-consumption that is harming our planet.
I'm not going to another club to hurt Liverpool.
No addiction is good.
At Napoli, the greatest player of all time played here - Diego Armando Maradona. The fans expect the best, and quality players.
The history of soccer is a sad voyage from beauty to duty. When the sport became an industry, the beauty that blossoms from the joy of play got torn out by its very roots.
If you don't speak Spanish, then don't accuse me of insulting you in that language, let alone insulting you ten times.
It's a personal challenge for me, to give the best of myself, to win titles, to score goals for my team, and to help when needed.
There are games when you do well, and others that go differently.
A striker scores goals, but the goalkeepers saves them, the defenders close chances down, and all the credit is shared out.
I've scored many goals that I've liked, but I think the best memory I have is the one against Korea in the 2010 World Cup.
I'm happy to play as a centre forward or a second striker, like in the national team with Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani.
I give the maximum. If things go well, I'm happy for myself, for the team, for the club, for the fans.
It disturbs me that Liverpool are not in the Champions League and fighting for the Premier League.
Winning the Europa League with Atletico Madrid and then reaching a semi-final of the World Cup is great.
There are many great players to have won the adidas Golden Ball Award, and it is a great privilege to receive this award and be part of this select group of players.
You feel many things during a match. There are things that annoy you. During important games, I do not always touch the ball a lot.
Me, a teacher? No way!
If you think about it, you can have the best CGI, but you can always tell that it is CGI. Your brain can spot that is not real even though you think it looks cool. Your brain knows the truth, so you don't jump and you don't scream. It was very important for me to expose the audience to real elements.
Ancelotti is one of the best coaches and has proved this by winning trophies. — © Diego Forlan
Ancelotti is one of the best coaches and has proved this by winning trophies.
There are no logical answers in football. That's just the way it goes.
I love the Copa America. It showcases all the classic rivalries of South America, all those neighbours, up against each other.
The 'garra charrua' is something we're proud of, even if other people sometimes misunderstand it.
I focus a lot more on the collective than the individual.
The walls are the publishers of the poor.
Ronaldo can score every type of goal. He can use both feet, his head, take free kicks, finish from close range or outside the box. He has everything.
Some people say I run too much, and by the time I arrive in front of goal, when I have to provide the finish, I am tired. But this is just my way of playing. I need to do this to score goals.
I had wanted to play for Penarol since I was a boy. When I was young, I would go to their training ground, but at 18, I left Uruguay for Argentina, and my professional career started.
Barcelona are always a candidate to win the Champions League.
Each time a new war is disclosed in the name of the fight of the good against evil, those who are killed are all poor. It's always the same story repeating once and again and again.
I read the Bible every day, study it, and share with my wife the blessings of faith. — © Edinson Cavani
I read the Bible every day, study it, and share with my wife the blessings of faith.
I'm friendly - I've never changed - but some people can be intimidated to approach you, especially younger footballers.
I feel I have nothing to prove at all, my scoring rate in La Liga speaks for itself.
People have high expectations of me, and I want to fulfil them.
I have been hit from all sides, and I'm only human. They have ended up talking about the way I look, and it hurts. I have a family, and they suffer, too. It has gone over the limit, and I am tired of it. I have a wife and child, too, and I am not prepared to go on putting up with it English journalists.
Richness in the world is a result of other people's poverty. We should begin to shorten the abyss between haves and have-nots.
I think Falcao is one of the best strikers because of the way he plays, more than simply being a player with a lot of class, to define a game, a style of play. He's proven that he's a player who works hard; he's very strong both tactically and technically.
From 8 A.M. until noon, I am pessimistic. Then from 1 P.M. until 4, I feel optimistic.
I never imagined playing in El Clasico. I used to watch the games and look at photos, and I used to say how incredible to play in it was.
When I say, 'I'm sorry,' it's because I regret something.
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