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Ronaldinho quotes on football, strategy, life, family, motivation, education, game, talent, Brazil, and team.

37 Ronaldinho Quotes On Football, Life, Motivation & More

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Ronaldinho is a former Brazilian footballer. Over the course of his highly successful career, Ronaldinho played largely for teams such as A.C. Milan, Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain, and the Brazilian national team. During his glorious career, Ronaldinho was given the top football award ‘Ballon d’Or’ and was twice named the ‘FIFA World Player of the Year.’ An inspiration to the young football fans all over the world, Ronaldinho is also known for his off-field demeanour as well. Consistently included in the ‘Best All-Time Footballers’ list, Ronaldinho currently serves as the ambassador of his former club Barcelona.  We have collected the best Ronaldinho quotes on football, strategy, life, family, motivation, education, game, talent, Brazil, and team.

I have never imagined doing anything other than football, but now, thinking about it coldly, if I hadn't been a footballer, I would have been a musician.

- Ronaldinho

I am very pleased it has all been resolved. I wanted to stay at the club and they wanted me too, there was never a problem. There were only a few small matters to sort out.

- Ronaldinho

I am passionate about music - and people think because I go to places where I can enjoy music I have to be partying. It isn't true.

- Ronaldinho

It doesnt change much for me really and my motivation remains the same - to create a beautiful future with Barcelona, winning many titles.

- Ronaldinho

Brazil goes into every World Cup expecting to win - so when it is in Brazil it is expected even more. You can't understand what the World Cup means to our country.

- Ronaldinho

Of course, I follow Bollywood. In fact, it's widely followed in Brazil.

- Ronaldinho

It was lovely to receive the affection from some of the supporters of our biggest rival, ... It doesn't happen to you very often in your career.

- Ronaldinho

I was at Barcelona for many years where I won a lot of things and achieved a lot of dreams. For these reasons it holds a special place in my life.

- Ronaldinho

No one has nicer teeth than me. Why would anyone laugh at my lovely teeth?

- Ronaldinho

I feel very privileged to be asked to be featured in another FIFA Soccer release, ... The game gives me the opportunity to play the matches I want to play every day of the week -- even while away from the field.

- Ronaldinho

I still have a video of my father, which I watch before every game I play for Brazil. It gives me strength, makes me determined.

- Ronaldinho

Ashley Cole is a fantastic defender. I have seen him keep the best players in the world quiet.

- Ronaldinho

When I got to the senior national team, there was another Ronaldo, so they started calling me Ronaldinho because I was younger.

- Ronaldinho

Henry is a beautiful player and has got complete technique, I adore watching him. I respect him very much as a man and as a footballer. He reminds me of myself.

- Ronaldinho

I would like my Dad to be alive so he could see what I am.

- Ronaldinho

The toughest opponents for me are the defenders who are tough in the way they play - where you can't see a way through.

- Ronaldinho

My heroes were always soccer players.

- Ronaldinho

A lot of the moves I make originate from futsal. It's played in a very small space, and the ball control is different in futsal. And to this day my ball control is pretty similar to a futsal player's control.

- Ronaldinho

I helped Messi and I know he will do the same with Neymar.

- Ronaldinho

If you're playing for five hours you don't want to score goals all the time and I loved dribbling. I could score a goal, but I preferred to dribble.

- Ronaldinho

Paolo Maldini and John Terry are two of the toughest men I have met on the field.

- Ronaldinho

I am what I am thanks to my mother, my father, my brother, my sister... because they have given me everything. The education I have is thanks to them.

- Ronaldinho

I have the chance to do for a living what I like the most in life, and that's playing football. I can make people happy and enjoy myself at the same time.

- Ronaldinho

It is not just about the money, it is about what you achieve on the pitch.

- Ronaldinho

I am ugly but what I do have is charm.

- Ronaldinho

Football is about joy. It's about dribbling. I favour every idea that makes the game beautiful. Every good idea has to last.

- Ronaldinho

Our confidence comes from our preparation.

- Ronaldinho

I learned all about life with a ball at my feet

- Ronaldinho

God gives gifts to everyone, some can write, some can dance. He gave me the skill to play football and I am making the most of it.

- Ronaldinho

No matter who you are it's the simple things in life that lead you to believe that you can achieve anything.

- Ronaldinho

My game is based on improvisation. Often a forward does not have the time to think too much. You have a second, rarely more, to decide whether to dribble, shoot or pass to the right or left. It is instinct that gives the orders.

- Ronaldinho

Football is a great love because I was born into a family of players and therefore born into football. I'm fortunate to have a style of play that a lot of people like. It's a privilege to be able to do what I like best and in my own way, but I'm fortunate that people like it, and that motivates me even more.

- Ronaldinho

Even from when Lionel Messi was very young I could see that he was a great player. A lot of people spoke about him, and then when I saw him myself for the first time I could see the amazing quality that he had. I didn't teach him anything - he had enough quality himself.

- Ronaldinho

I think each player has an individual style. Each is concerned with giving the best to his team, and I think my best talent is dribbling and setting up goal situations, giving an assist or deceiving one of the other team's players.

- Ronaldinho

My best has to be for Barcelona against Villarreal in 2006 - that is the one I am asked most about, and it is the one I am most proud of. Xavi chipped the ball to me, I chested it down, twisted and hit an overhead kick. It was the final goal in a 4-0 win.

- Ronaldinho

The best players are always in the thick of the action. (Michael) Jordan did it with the Bulls, (Kobe) Bryant does it with the Lakers and Leo does it here. We want him to stay with us because he's the best and we wouldn't swap him for anyone.

- Ronaldinho

I had the chance to play for a lot of different teams in the Premier League, but I think all the choices I made were the right ones. I could name a lot - with Gremio, PSG, Barcelona, Milan, Flemengo Mineiro. I was lucky enough to score a few goals, and they were all beautiful.

- Ronaldinho