20 Cristiano Ronaldo quotes to motivate your success journey

20 Cristiano Ronaldo quotes to motivate your success journey

Sospeter Itolondo
updated at April 22, 2023 at 5:25 AM
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Cristiano Ronaldo is considered one of the best, if not the best, athletes ever to grace the sporting world. The star has won it all and is the most famous man on the planet. So, how does Cristiano motivate himself? Read on to get motivated by the best Cristiano Ronaldo quotes.

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Cristiano Ronaldo gestures as he warms up before the Italian Serie A football match Udinese Calcio vs Juventus FC at the Dacia Arena stadium in Udine on October 6, 2018. Photo: Miguel Medina
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The decorated star is known for his discipline, hard work and athleticism. His ethic has led him to immense success in the footballing world and longevity others could only dream of. Read on for more about the five-time Balon d’Or winner.

20 best Cristiano Ronaldo quotes

One thing we know about Ronaldo is his outspokenness and lack of fear. The Champions League winner also holds the record for the most goals in football history and international football. Many youngsters such as Reece James, Saka, Martinelli, Erling Haaland and Kylian Mbappe look up to him as their inspiration. Here are some of the best Cristiano Ronaldo quotes about life:

Cristiano Ronaldo’s quotes about soccer

20. “Scoring goals is a great feeling, but the most important thing to me is that the team is successful - it doesn’t matter who scores the goals as long as we’re winning.”
20 best Cristiano Ronaldo quotes
Cristiano Ronaldo shows his recently won Golden Ball (Ballon d'Or) trophy prior to starting the La Liga match between Real Madrid and Sevilla at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on December 9, 2017, in Madrid, Spain. Photo: Angel Martinez
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Why him being the only goalscorer does not matter and what matters the most is the team winning.

19. “The high point of my career was winning the Champions League. No one will ever erase that from my memory, in the same way, that no one will ever erase the fact that I did it in a Manchester United shirt.”

Why winning the Champions League, especially with Manchester United, is so special to him.

18. “I think sometimes the best training is to rest.”

Rest is essential in recovering for the next step.

17. “Without football my life is nothing.”

The impact of football on his life and his passion for the game.

16. “In football, I don’t have a lot of friends. The people who I really trust are not many. Most of the time, I’m alone.”

Cristiano Ronaldo’s quotes about life

About his loneliness in the world of football and why he trusts only a few people in the industry.

15. “I feel endless need to learn, to improve, to evolve, not only to please the coach and the fans, but also to feel satisfied with myself.”
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Cristiano Ronaldo of Al Nassr heads the ball during the Saudi Pro League match between Al Ittihad and Al Nassr at King Abdullah Sports City, Jeddah on March 9, 2023, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Photo: Khalid Alhaj
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One’s learning should be insatiable and should not be dependent on getting other people’s approval.

14. “You need to think big. I always believe that nobody is better than me, out on the pitch at least.”

You need to have a solid self-belief system.

13. “I’m not going to change the world. You’re not going to change the world. But we can help - we can all help.”

Explaining why every small step helps make the world a better place.

12. “It is my conviction that there are no limits to learning, and that it can never stop, no matter what our age.”

Learning should be endless in whatever moment and sphere of life.

Cristiano Ronaldo’s quotes about dreams

11. “If you don’t believe you are the best, then you will never achieve all that you are capable of.”
10. “I’m living a dream I never want to wake up from.”
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Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after scoring his team's first goal during the UEFA Euro 2024 group J qualification football match between Luxembourg and Portugal at the Stade de Luxembourg, in Luxembourg, on March 26, 2023. Photo: Kenzo Tribouillard
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Explaining why he loves his life and achievements.

9. “Dreams are not what you see in your sleep; they are the things that don’t let you sleep.”

Explaining why one needs to wake up and work to actualise their dreams.

8. “There is no harm in dreaming of becoming the world’s best player. It is all about trying to be the best. I will keep working hard to achieve it but it is within my capabilities.”

Dreaming motivates him to become the best within his capabilities.

Cristiano Ronaldo’s quotes about hard work

7. “Talent without working hard is nothing.”

Insisting on the importance of hard work for talent to flourish.

6. “You have to work. I try to do it almost everyday and this is why I am in the top level for many many years.”

On why discipline and hard work are essential for maintaining top form.

Cristiano Ronaldo’s quotes about his father

5. “When win awards, I think of my father.”

- On how his achievements remind him of his father and the dreams he had for him.

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Cristiano Ronaldo reacts during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Group H match against Uruguay at Al Janoub Stadium on November 28, 2022, in Lusail City, Qatar. Photo: Liu Lu
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4. “My father always taught me that when you help other people, then God will give you double. And that’s what has really happened to me. When I have helped other people who are in need, God has helped me more.”

His father’s advice on helping other people and how it has impacted him.

Cristiano Ronaldo’s quotes about haters

3. “Your love makes me strong. Your hate makes me unstoppable.”

The impact of his fans and haters on his progression in life.

2. “Maybe they hate me because I’m too good!”

Cristiano Ronaldo’s quotes about family

1. “The most important thing is the family. Keep your family healthy, good, and take care of your family, because this is the most important thing in the world.”

Explaining why family is important and what you should do to ensure they have the best life.

What is a good quote about Ronaldo?

As one of the best players ever, many people have positive things to say about him. Once, George Best said,

“There have been a few players described as the new George Best over the years, but this is the first time it’s been a compliment to me.”

Portuguese legend Eusebio once described him, saying,

“He has magic in his boots. The first thing you notice about him is that he is incredibly quick and very, very powerful for such a young man. He has great close control and his technique is excellent. He believes he can do anything with the ball, and that confidence makes him very special indeed.”

Why is 7 special to Ronaldo?

The number 7 is considered lucky, plus Sir Alex Ferguson offered him the jersey number when he first landed at Manchester United at 18 years old. Ronaldo had opted for the number 28 jersey that he wore at Sporting Lisbon. Sir Alex believed in him and offered him the shirt legends such as George Best, Eric Cantona, and David Beckham wore. He has been wearing the jersey number since then, his name becoming synonymous with the number 7.

Cristiano Ronaldo is known for providing legendary quotes for his fans and followers. The most famous man on the planet enjoys a substantial following on social media and a great career, which many would like to emulate. He mainly focuses on hard work, belief and discipline.

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