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I have always liked wearing clothes that help me stand out quietly, not loudly.
Messi simply cannot be stopped by yourself. Ronaldo is easier because he is more about athletic prowess.
Under Pep Guardiola, it’s hard work. For me, Guardiola is one of the best coaches I’ve ever met. He’s incredibly clever and tactically really good, and he knows how to speak to us, how to motivate us, and that’s what it is like.
I had injuries – even when I was younger, I had problems with my back. I had to grow up very fast.
In football, you can never know what happens in the future.
I like to watch the NBA.
I don’t want to be criticised for wearing sunglasses in the sun.
Messi and Ronaldo are the toughest. But I would also place Eden Hazard of Chelsea, Neymar of Barcelona, and Karim Benzema of Real Madrid on the list.
I have to open the game from my position. It’s really important to play with the ball.
It’s always fun to play against the best players. That’s how you improve yourself.
I have much to be grateful for at Bayern, and I feel super comfortable. I can’t imagine being at another club.
As a player, you would sometimes want a bit more public backing.
I had enquiries from Paris-Saint Germain and Manchester United, and I considered them.
When you fall down or slip in a situation, and somebody scores a goal, it’s normal. These things happen. It happens to me; it happens to other players, I don’t care about these things.
I experienced everything at FC Bayern.
I stand for a Germany that is more colorful, cool, and optimistic about the future.
I do feel my African side, but I’ve always wanted to play for Germany. Ghana did contact me, but I told them and my dad that I was sure I wanted to play for Germany.
It is not about classical career questions but about questions for your life. Those are the questions that drive you on as a human being.
You need bad times to become a better and strong player.
You don’t get anywhere without hard work. The earlier you understand that, the better.
If I can understand criticism, I take it very seriously. But it’s a process; it doesn’t happen overnight.
I believe my strengths are my pace and reading of the game.
Real are really powerful in attack, really strong in defence, and have a balanced midfield. There’s a reason they’ve won two Champions Leagues in a row.
I play where the coach puts me and try to help the team.
I can play at full back on either side, but I prefer the central defensive position.
Over the years, you get better at timing because you’ve been through the situations thousands of times. The ball goes over your head; he passes you on the right, left. Eventually, you just know what you have to do.
I’m a fighter – I learned this as a child.
Messi is so quick; he’s so good. For me, he’s the best player in the world.
In Germany, young players are given more time, more patience. In England, they prefer to buy already-high-level players rather than spending some time building up a really talented young guy.
I’m very happy at Bayern.
Jay-Z is one of the biggest stars in the world and such an icon. He was so down to earth. It was like talking to a friend. I have huge respect for how he handles everything.
Football should and has to remain beautiful – entertainment, a celebration for everyone.
To get the title for your home country in another country like Brazil, the home of football – it was amazing.
No matter how often I was knocked to the ground, I always got up. Nothing knocks me down.
It’s really difficult for me to watch when I’m unable to play myself.
The Ballon d’Or is nice, but at the end of the day, I want to have success and play good, and if people recognise me, then I’m happy.
Keeping up your concentration is one of the hardest tasks when you’re a centre-back because a team like Bayern tend to dominate and can give you sense of false security.
It really should not matter which colour of skin a person has. I know where my roots are, and I know that I’ve been born and raised in Germany. I see myself as a German, and I like to show that.
It’s difficult to leave FC Bayern. Everything has to fall in place to top this club if I do it.
I try every day to become a better player – passing more to open the game – I try everything because you can always be better.