Words matter. These are the best Paul Pogba Quotes, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
My family always helped me. I had people around me who always pushed me to be the best: my dad, my mum. My dad used to play and coach as well. But I wasn’t born with shiny things.
I don’t think I am a great. I think I’ve done nothing. I’ve done nothing in soccer. I’ve won leagues, but I haven’t won the Champions League, the World Cup, the Euro. Winning the Euro in France, that wouldn’t be bad.
The real Pogba is the one you see every time. You know, when I’m on the pitch, I cannot act. I’m not an actor. So when I’m in the pitch, I like to joke and laugh, and outside the pitch, I’m the same. For me, I’m normal. I come and play football. I do what I love.
When I say I want to become a legend, some people say it’s pretentious. For me, it’s a challenge. My desire, a dream. I’m not saying I’ll get there, but it’s what I want.
Because I’m fairly big, I like to use my body. So I’ll control the ball, even when there’s a player on me, and then I’ll pass.
I have to keep working hard and playing well because I don’t like to be second or third: they’re the worst places to be. You would be proud, of course, because it means you’re on the way, but you want to finish first.
I just want to play, whether it’s on the right or the left. I give 100 per cent all the time.
The most important thing is to be a midfielder first, not scoring goals. You have to make the game, make an assist for the team, and if you can score, it’s a plus for the team.
I really loved football from a young age. And my only thought, my only objective in life, was to be a professional footballer.
I want to work, to be a great, to win everything.
I only think about the pitch. I want to do great. I want to be one of the best. I want to win titles. I want to achieve things.
I play football; I do what I like.
I’ve made a lot of sacrifices. When I was younger, I didn’t see my family. I’d go and train all the time, not seeing friends, leaving the country, and stuff like that.
When you say the word ‘Neymar’ around the world, everyone knows who he is and what he does.
When you lose someone you love, you don’t think the same way. And that’s why I say I enjoy life: because it goes very fast.
Creativity is a huge part of my game as a player. It helps open doors which others don’t see.
There are so many things in life that make you sad, you have to be happy.
Give up? I don’t know what that means.
I will not be touched if someone says, ‘I do not love you.’ You have the right. You do not have to love me.
It’s always good to play with big players, you know.
I always dream about winning the Ballon d’Or.
All players rolled into one: from defensive midfielder to attacking midfielder to attacker. I want to take the qualities from everyone. I’d like to get to the level where I have everything: Vieira, Deschamps, Zidane, Ronaldinho, Henry, Ronaldo. It wouldn’t be bad, that.
I like to try new looks and new haircuts. It’s part of who I am.
If I play a bad game, I know I played a bad game. If I play a good game, I know I played a good game. So I don’t need anyone to tell me if I did good or bad – because I know it.
Playing against an Italian team is harder than all the other leagues. The Italians won’t score lots of goals, but they won’t concede many, either.
I do not live for people, for what they think, for them to say that I’m nice, good, the best, perfect. Everyone has their opinion. And I respect that.
For me, playing simply is dribbling. For me, playing one or two touches is harder. Playing simply is the most difficult thing.
I’m sure Mourinho will make me a better player and a better person.
Fashion has always been as big a part of my life as football has.
I grew up in a flat with my brothers and my cousins. My brothers were in the same bed.
I wanted to show the world, to show United that I was ready to play and I was motivated to play. This comeback just showed that I left United, but the power of my heart was still here, to be honest.
My dad was a very strong man, very stubborn as well.
My deepest respect to the clubs who considered having me.
I’m someone who says what he thinks.
I try to not take myself too seriously and just have fun when I’m not playing.
I’m more experienced, I’ve won titles at Juventus. I’ve been playing with big players like when I started at Man United, of course. I came back. I’ve not come back from the Academy now; I went to play somewhere else, and I came back, I would say, as a person, as an adult.
If you want to speak about scoring goals, you should judge every midfielder the same way.
I wasn’t really interested in girls. Only football. I was just enjoying football all the time. There was a five-a-side next to the flat, and I used to play there all the time. It was all about football. I wanted to be a professional. That was my goal. I didn’t want to be anything other than a footballer.
That’s why we love football: it’s not about the money or about the hairstyle or the dancing. We want to see beautiful goals, great tackles, fair play, and all this stuff.
I came back to Carrington, and it was like I just came back home.