Words matter. These are the best Mauricio Pochettino Quotes, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
When you play for Barcelona, there is always pressure to win – you play for something special. It’s the same when you player for Tottenham; the names are not important.
We are always trying to improve our squad because football is dynamic.
The most important thing is how you are made to feel in your home.
For me, what it means to be competitive is to work hard but compete in this type of game when you need to play, you need to suffer, you need to fight.
When you are better than your opposition for 45 minutes and create six chances, if you don’t score, you are in danger in the Premier League. It’s the best league in the world.
We have seen that many teams, both in La Liga and the Premier League, have the economic capacity to steal a star from an important team.
When Real Madrid call you, you have to listen to them.
Tottenham has given me value.
When you concede in less than two minutes, it changes completely everything.
We can’t see every small detail in football.
The chairman is the man who manages everything and, in the end, takes all the decisions. Always, for the fans, it’s important to hear him.
I grew up in Newell’s Old Boys and will never manage Rosario Central. That is my decision because I prefer to work on my farm in Argentina than in some places.
Sometimes it looks like the board and the chairman are the worst enemy of the manager and the coaching staff, the football versus the financial side.
I feel very important at Tottenham, very comfortable, and I enjoy the journey a lot.
All negative things you can turn positive, and for me, that is key.
All players need to feel confidence from the staff, the players, the supporters. All need to be consistent in training and games to give their best.
Sometimes, my kids say to me, ‘Ah, you played with Maradona; you played with this, or you played with that.’ And they are so proud.
To show respect for the opponent is to go and kill with every single action. That is the way you show it. You need to be aggressive. That is how I understand football.
The fact is I have an interpreter because he gives me the security that, when I have to answer complex questions, and with my complex answers, it’s much better I have an interpreter to make sure nothing is misconstrued.
Belief is the most important thing in football. Not quality, running, or being strong but belief, faith, and fight.
Every single club is special and is different.
Rather than complain about a thing you cannot change, I try to find a solution to help the performance in the best way.
I always remember being competitive. From the beginning, with my brothers, with my friends, playing at school, everything – in everything I was involved in.
I take every season as it being different.
I think the most important thing is to keep going and fighting to be in a good position. Like many clubs say, to be in the top four is a massive success.
For me, family and football are the most important things. They are in the same level.
The best agent for me is myself.
Always, you miss all the players when they are injured.
If you are 25, 30, 35, you need to think you can learn every day. If not, you are going to go backwards, and of course you are going to fail, and you begin to see the end of your career.
Juventus are specialists because they have the habit to win and the habit to put pressure on the referee. It’s a club with a culture to try to do everything to help the team.
To win games, we need to be focused for 95 minutes. If not, you always pay in football.
If you win, of course celebrate and show the fans you’re happy – it’s fantastic – but when you win a trophy, when you win something special.
If your own fans didn’t want you, there is no point to carry on working because you are going to damage first of all your company, your club.
I live in the present; there is nothing more important than that.
I enjoy my time in Tottenham a lot.
My ambition is to win the Champions League one day with Tottenham, or the Premier League.
What puts you in a different level is if you win the Premier League, and you’re capable of challenging every season for the Premier League, and if you play Champions League, and you really believe, and you’re a real contender one day to win the Champions League. That’s my objective in Tottenham.
You cannot guess what happens in the future.
I am a person who is always positive.
I would put Harry Kane in with Batistuta. All that is happening to him, he deserves. He is the protagonist of his life, and he deserves all the prize.
After games, my wife gives me a lot of advice and criticism. Sometimes, I am upset. I say, ‘Why do you advise me this?’ But I like it, because to listen to a different point of view is always important. You can find a different position or point of view that can help you to be more creative.
It’s important to have the opportunity to learn.
If we want to fight at the end of the season for big things and to lift trophies, you need to keep that intensity always.
The most important thing is to explain day by day that life is very short, and we need to spend the day thinking and enjoying life. We can’t been thinking too much and worrying about what is happening tomorrow.
I am a person that likes to move on. I am the first to make mistakes in my life.
You judge someone from the day you meet them.
I’m someone who likes new things, likes change. But I also like challenges. I was a little bit of a prisoner to my challenge each time.
A lot can happen in football.
He is a killer, Harry Kane.
Always it is important to improve.
When the club offers you the job, they say what the club expects from you. If the club says to you, ‘I want you to win the Champions League, the Premier League, the Carabao Cup,’ you say, ‘OK, you want to win this and this and this? Can you give me this and this and this?’
When you talk about Beckham, he’s a massive world icon.
I’m of the older generation. I accept the new technology, but I try to keep a bit of that away.
We need to be regular and have consistency during the whole season.
My life is 24 hours talking about football. For me, it is every conversation, every action. It is my life, my passion.