Words matter. These are the best Jordan Henderson Quotes, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
I don’t like to look too far back into the past.
I don’t think you need motivation to win a league or a trophy. It’s every footballer’s dream. It’s why you play football. You enjoy and love the game, but you play to win and be the best.
People have to fear England and not want to play us. The only way of doing that is to play at a high tempo and win games.
I knew I had to try and win trophies and be successful and be a big player for Liverpool.
When it comes to football, I think it’s vital you always enjoy playing, and when I arrived at Anfield, I was determined to do just that, whatever anyone else said.
As players, you’ve got to keep improving, keep learning, keep playing well to get your place in the team.
At Sunderland, if I had a bad game, it wasn’t like it was the end of the world.
Criticism’s healthy. It gives you that extra little bit inside you to prove people wrong, to use it as energy, to use it as fuel.
In club football, Jurgen very much does everything, and we follow. We listen, and we follow him.
I am a bit boring.
I don’t like talking about myself. I find it a lot easier talking about other people.
When you’re not playing, it is difficult to feel that you are the leader of the team.
Age is not really the biggest factor, whichever end of the scale you are at. It’s how you perform, how you respond to the challenge of having good players around you competing for your place.
It’s not about individuals; it’s all about team work.
I love to get to Dubai. It’s an impressive place, and you can do lots of different things there – beach, shopping, and other fun things.
I would say I am more comfortable in the centre of midfield. But when you are at a big club like Liverpool, you maybe get played in positions with which you might not be so familiar. But you have got to learn the different roles, because it gives you a better opportunity to play.
Sometimes I can be a little bit cautious in keeping the ball, playing a safe pass rather than an adventurous one.
I’m not particularly into people giving me credit. It’s not something I think about. It’s not important to me. The only thing that’s important is if I’m doing my job properly on the pitch for the team and for the manager.
I want to improve every season, every training session. I’ll continue that until I finish my career.
It’s about doing what the team needs me to do, not what I want to do or what I think I can do.
There are always those moments in football – and life in general – which can decide the path and the route you go down.
It was Osgood-Schlatters. It wasn’t good. It’s a growing pains thing, and I had to have a lot of treatment on it. I just shot up immediately and didn’t have any kind of physique to deal with it physically. I was tall, all arms and legs, and a bit gangly.
For breakfast, I’ll have scrambled eggs or poached egg on toast… and – this is gonna sound weird – I have it with blueberries as well. Everyone says it’s weird, but try it – you’ll like it.
It’s everyone’s dream to play for their country.
It is hard to leave your local club. All my family are Sunderland fans, and it is pretty tough because I have had some great years there, but I am looking forward to playing for Liverpool now.
You give everything; sometimes you win, sometimes you lose, but you always have to move on quickly.
It is nice to be playing, being on the pitch, and contributing to the team.
When you come to a club like Liverpool, you need to perform straight away and consistently.
At Liverpool, Jurgen pretty much does everything, and we just follow him. Of course, we’ve still got leaders within the group to implement his message, but more often than not, we listen and then just do what he says.
As a player, you want to win every game. That’s what footballers do: they want to play, and they want to win.
I do whatever the manager tells us to do, really.
You will get criticism throughout your career. All the best players have had it at some stage, and they haven’t let it ruin their careers. I won’t, either.
Whether I’m captain or not, I always like to think that I lead by example anyway. I do the same things as I always do and try to help the group out.
When I was very young, coming into the Sunderland side, if we got beaten, I’d be very down. I’d go home, and it would drag on for days, I’d be thinking about the game. I was from Sunderland, felt things like a fan, and got really down.
Ryan Giggs and David Beckham were the two players I’ve always looked up to.
Whether you win or lose, you need to stay on a level platform.
If you’re exercising hard and training hard every day, you’ve got to have carbs; you can’t just cut them out. That’s how you get your energy levels up.
I have just been a bit inconsistent when I have played. That happens in football, especially when you have been out for a long period.
The way we play at Liverpool is with high-intensity football, pressing high up the pitch, winning the ball back quickly, and counter-pressing.
If you’re winning games, the confidence flows, and you gain a rhythm, which I’ve experienced before.
United have some world-class players with a world-class manager.
I’ve always played with a high intensity anyway. That’s how I’ve always been.
I don’t like reading good things about myself. With the criticism and the negative things, I always think that makes me better.
I have always wanted to fight no matter what position I am in, and whether that is Liverpool or England, I need to do more, and I need to do better because you have younger players, or players get signed for the club who push you and want to take your place, and you have to be better than them.
The physical part of football has always been a massive part of my game so I can cover the ground during games.
You will always be judged as a Liverpool player but, as a captain, you will be judged on what you win, basically. If you’re doing well, and the team is winning everything, you become a very good captain.
I came to Liverpool wanting to stay here for the rest of my career. I certainly didn’t want to leave after a year.
It’s about being focused on what you want to achieve. That’s all I do.
I tend to focus on core work most of all in the gym.
I have been in tournaments before where people would say, ‘England should win this game,’ and we didn’t.