Words matter. These are the best Mousa Dembele Quotes, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
Nobody is perfect. Even Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo can sometimes look like players from League One.
I don’t like to be too serious. I think, off the pitch, I can have a laugh with everyone.
I chose China because I needed something new. Other clubs in Europe and Qatar were also a possibility, but the adventure at Guangzhou was the most interesting.
I know Lukaku quite well. We are from the same city, and I’ve known him since we were quite young – maybe eight or nine. My best friend is his cousin.
Tottenham play some of the most attractive football in the Premier League – we have a beautiful style of play.
I couldn’t have imagined Belgium being number one in the world.
Every year, you have to have the feeling to achieve the Champions League. Otherwise, we should stop playing football.
I notice I have both African and Belgian characteristics.
I’ve been five times to Mali, and when you’re there, it makes you feel differently, like you realise you’ve a lot in life to be thankful for, and you have to give something back as well.
I want to score goals and make goals.
I just like to play, to pass the ball and dribble.
Before I came to Tottenham, I was a big fan of Luka Modric.
Outside football, I like to go to musicals or the theatre. My favourite one is the ‘Jersey Boys.’
You have an atmosphere at Tottenham like, ‘Okay, we are not scared of anyone,’ and we have the same feeling with the national team. Everywhere we go at Tottenham, we have a good feeling.
I like to see myself as open-minded.
Everybody likes to be appreciated.
Tottenham have always had unbelievable players, and the only thing that has changed is our mentality.
I’ve always thought that if I worked hard enough, then my chance would come, and I was not scared to not succeed.
I don’t like to stand there and wait until the ball comes to my feet. I like to take the ball and run with it.
When you have pain, you have pain, and it’s always, like, 30 percent there. Of course, there were some games when I was struggling a lot, but there are different solutions to solve it – anti-inflammatory and this kind of thing – so the pain goes away a bit.
If you don’t fit into the team, it’s going to be difficult for you.
To hear my name sung at WHL & Wembley made me incredibly proud.
I broke everything inside the house – boom! – but my mother was always very nice. She’d say, ‘OK, OK, have another ball.’
A club like Tottenham are up there with the top teams, and I think they have to be in the Champions League.
For me, in the past, scoring has not always been the most important thing. My priorities have been to play well, to be important for the team. After that, I’ve always told myself that if I score, then that’s just okay.
I like to challenge myself, to compare myself against the best.
Always, against top teams, if you play well, and especially in the Champions League, it’s good.
I can empathise with different cultural expressions and am open to things that seem strange at first sight.
I always had a lot of confidence in myself.
When I was young, I never shot. I always wanted to dribble the ball in the goal.