30 Inspirational Lionel Messi Quotes On Success

30 Inspirational Lionel Messi Quotes On Success

Lionel Messi is an Argentinian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Spanish club FC Barcelona and the Argentina national team. Often considered the best player in the world and regarded by many as the greatest of all time, Messi is the only player in history to win five FIFA Ballon d’Or awards. May his quotes inspire you to fight for your dreams and make them a reality.

1. “You have to fight to reach your dream. You have to sacrifice and work hard for it.” Lionel Messi

2. “My ambition is always to get better and better.” Lionel Messi

3. “There’s nothing more satisfying than seeing a happy and smiling child. I always help in any way I can, even if it’s just by signing an autograph. A child’s smile is worth more than all the money in the world.” Lionel Messi

4. “It took me 17 years and 114 days to become an overnight success.” Lionel Messi

5. “You can overcome anything, if and only if you love something enough.” Lionel Messi

6. “There are more important things in life than winning or losing a game.” Lionel Messi

7. “What I do is play football, which is what I like.” Lionel Messi

8. “Something deep in my character allows me to take the hits and get on with trying to win.” Lionel Messi

9. “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

10. “The day you think there is no improvements to be made is a sad one for any player.” Lionel Messi

11. “I used to serve tea at a shop to support my football training.” Lionel Messi

12. “I don’t consider myself the greatest player in Barcelona’s history. Because I know it’s Ronaldinho. I still remember that he was the one who assisted my first ever Barcelona goal. He wasn’t simply passing the ball, he was passing the torch to me.” Lionel Messi

13. “Goals are only important if they win games.” Lionel Messi

14. “I am competitive and I feel bad when we lose. You can see it in me when we’ve lost. I’m in a bad way. I don’t like to talk to anyone.” Lionel Messi

15. “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

16. “Money is not a motivating factor. Money doesn’t thrill me or make me play better because there are benefits to being wealthy. I’m just happy with a ball at my feet. My motivation comes from playing the game I love. If I wasn’t paid to be a professional footballer I would willingly play for nothing.” Lionel Messi

17. “I start early, and I stay late, day after day after day.” Lionel Messi

18. “Sometimes you have to accept you can’t win all the time.” Lionel Messi

19. “In football as in watchmaking, talent and elegance mean nothing without rigor and precision.” Lionel Messi

20. “The best decisions aren’t made with your mind, but with your instinct.” Lionel Messi

21. “I prefer to win titles with the team ahead of individual awards or scoring more goals than anyone else. I’m more worried about being a good person than being the best football player in the world. When all this is over, what are you left with? When I retire, I hope I am remembered for being a decent guy.” Lionel Messi

22. “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

23. “I have fun like a child in the street. When the day comes when I’m not enjoying it, I will leave football.” Lionel Messi

24. “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. But that trait is not something I’ve worked on, it’s part of me.” Lionel Messi

25. “I never think about the play or visualize anything. I do what comes to me at the moment. Instinct. It has always been that way.” Lionel Messi

26. “When the year starts, the objective is to win with all the team, personal records are secondary.” Lionel Messi

27. “Being a bit famous now gives me the opportunity to help people who really need it, especially children.” Lionel Messi

28. “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

29. “I’ve always really just likes football, and I’ve always devoted a lot of time to it. When I was a kid, my friends would call me to go out with them, but I had practice the next day. I like going out, but you have to know when you can and when you can’t.” Lionel Messi

30. “I do it because I love it and that’s all I care about.” Lionel Messi

 

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