Gabriel Batistuta Quotes

Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Gabriel Batistuta Quotes. Let’s look at these pieces of wisdom. We definitely have something to learn from them!

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Messi is a winner.
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Looking from the outside at English football, at Spanish football, it’s more interesting, and they have the champions and the celebrities that they want to see. But with the passion that Italians have for football, the pride that they have, I don’t think the game will stay that way.
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From my playing experience in Qatar, I know that it is a country and a region which will host a spectacular and passionate World Cup in 2022.
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I go out to score goals, but I don’t go out thinking about records.
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Messi, even if technically is same or more, he doesn’t have more charisma than Maradona had.
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I have no intention of coaching Boca Juniors, and no-one from the club has approached me to do so.
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I lived and breathed football. Now I have difficulty walking because of that: because I gave much more than I actually had to give.
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My family grew up in Florence. There I became what I am now, and those are things that cannot be forgotten.
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Although I have never won a major trophy, I consider myself a winner because I helped Fiorentina to compete with the big boys.
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All the best players wanted to come to Italy.
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It’s fun to have wingers that cross the ball for you, but when two intelligent No. 9s play together, they understand each other better than with the wingers.
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I could have become an E.U. player if I’d wanted to, but I am, and prefer to remain, Argentine.
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England’s is a very solid squad, but I can’t name a particular player; a team is all the players, and they’re good.
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I want to expand my horizons and mix with different people.
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It’s difficult to find gaps with 20 players in 20 metres.
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I want to win the Italian league. That’s why I said no to Manchester United.
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It is a great pleasure for me to take on this important role as bid ambassador for the Qatar 2022 Bid, which I believe represents an essential expansion of the FIFA ideals to a new part of the world.
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I know perfectly well that in football, you have good times, and you have bad times.
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In Argentina, everyone knows Manchester United, but the only ones who’ve heard of Fiorentina are people who follow me.
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Having played in U.S.A. in 1994, in France in 1998, as well as the 2002 World Cup in Korea and Japan – the first on the Asian continent – I have witnessed the excitement and passion unleashed in those different parts of the world.
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You don’t celebrate a goal differently just because it’s scored against one team or the other.
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I never said I was going to play for Boca but rather that, if I went back to Argentina to play, I would do so for only one team, and that’s Boca.
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I want to broaden my horizons, speak a new language, meet new people, and experience a different culture.
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I can see that the UAE is growing a lot as a football country, and there is plenty of opportunity to keep going and improve.
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I know where I come from and what my roots are.
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I wasn’t that excited about football when I was young, but it did become my passion.
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You have to win before anything else.
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If I ever leave Fiorentina, I would very much like to go to Manchester United because out of the three best teams in Europe – United, Lazio, and Barcelona – Manchester, in my opinion, is the best.
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I am fascinated by English football.
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I will certainly continue in football in a different role. I will continue with my contractual, publicity and managerial commitments and finish my studies for coaching.
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I’ve made a lot of sacrifices to play for Roma and Argentina, but I don’t seem to get thanked for it.
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I never enjoyed being the star-man because as soon as you become the focal point of the team, you assume an extra burden of responsibility.
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Messi is a player who can play in any team.
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I’ve always considered Florence as my girlfriend. I don’t have to explain my love for this city.
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It goes without saying that I love the game, the tactics, the training, and everything that happens on the pitch.
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To be in the national team is wonderful in it’s own right. For me, playing against Brazil or Venezuela is the same.
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I came to Roma because the president here and the coach have a great will to win, and that’s what I have, too.
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I left football, and overnight, I couldn’t walk. I wet the bed even though the bathroom was only three meters away. It was 4 A.M., and I knew if I stood, my ankle would kill me.
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I received many offers – namely from Real Madrid, Manchester United, and Milan – but I preferred the tranquillity of playing for Fiorentina.
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I have had a positive experience in Qatar. It has not been too challenging, and it has given my ankles a rest!
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Personally, I can’t take the blame for what politicians did in 1982. I can’t take on some kind of revenge or change history. I want to beat England because I want to win every game I play, but not because we went to war in 1982 or because we played against each other in 1998.
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The number 9 has to be the one who scores the goals.
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I’m playing for the team. If I’ve got four goals, it’s because the team are playing well.
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Bielsa knows everything about everything.
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You go around the world, and you say, ‘I’m the top scorer for the Argentina national team.’ I liked that.
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I felt terrible when I went to Roma because I hadn’t fulfilled the expectations of the Florentines.
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I would like to give my best and score as many goals as possible.
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If I had gone to Madrid, I would have scored more than 200 goals, but I knew I would have got bored.
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I am preparing myself to leave football. I have always thought that once you get past 30, it is time to reflect on when you should go, and that is what I have done.
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My thoughts on Balotelli? He’s the kind of player who infuriates me. I was not born a footballer like him. I achieved what I did because of all the hard work I put in. I had to make sacrifices.
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