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Thierry Henry Quotes
Thierry Henry Quotes
"At the beginning, you are 20 and you can just imagine... don't get me wrong, but having money. Then you realise that it's not only about you and what you are doing but that you have to give back." "At the end of the day, you either want or you don't want to know about it. It's a mercy thing - you have to give back. However you do it, you have to give something back. You have to." "Basically, you must remember the World Cup 86 - if it wasn't for Maradona I don't think Argentina would have won anything." "Because that's just the way it is, and don't sleep on what you did before, you know, because it can... not hurt you, but you can find yourself sleeping on something that happened in the past, but you dare to progress and there is always room for progression." "But, at the moment, when I step on the pitch, when I have the ball I know it's mine. It's just a feeling." "I also play games that have more of a story, the role-playing games, but I prefer the sports games to be honest." "I always think about what I missed, and I think that was my driving force - never be satisfied with what I've done." "I have to say that when I was young, when any politician was talking I wasn't even interested. Maybe they were saying some nice stuff, but then if you put Michael Jordan on TV, I was interested!" "I idolised Marco van Basten when I was young." "I just like to play, basically. I hate to just go on the side and cross the ball for headers, or score on corners." "I like to score a proper goal, you know - a passing move." "I may be French, but I'm playing for Arsenal." "In football you always get judged on your last game. Whoever you are, or how amazing you are, it's the last game that everyone has seen." "It was tough at the time but when I was younger, my Dad. I would say my Dad, because without him I wouldn't have been here. I mean it was tough for me because he was really demanding. With him, it was never enough, you know, anything I did was never enough." "It's difficult to talk about Pele because I didn't see him." "Now I know that whenever I feel that the time has come for me to make a difference in our games, I can and I will." "Politicians are there to try to deal with stuff, but sometimes it's both fortunate and unfortunate that people like us have more... not involvement, but more power in the stuff that we say." "So many people say that obviously my game has changed since I arrived here and I say that it's good that it changed, otherwise it would show a lack of intelligence." "So when I go home, sometimes, even when I had an amazing game, I always think about what I missed." "So, all the time you always have to put yourself back to the beginning position and just try to perform when there is the next game around." "Some players you know when they have the ball that something is going to happen." "Sometimes in football you have to score goals." "That's how I like the game; I just want to score some good goals. Not just from corner kicks or score from deflection." "That's the way I've been educated: I always think about what I missed and the things that you did, you did them, so you don't have to think about them any more." "We had to concentrate on the beginning of the season, which was tricky because you don't know if you're going to lose your skipper." "Well, obviously, the football games attract me the most because that's what I love, that's what I do in my life." "When I play I always try to recreate what I'm trying to do on the pitch, so I don't know if it does help or if it doesn't." "When I was 20 or 21, I didn't... I won't say care about anything, but you're like in your own world - you made something that you always wanted to do, and then you kind of think only about your family and yourself." "When I was younger I was trying to do what I wanted to do, not what the game wanted me to do." "You learn from your mistakes." "Youri Djorkaeff used to say when we played at Monaco that he could sense that I might be a great player, but that he didn't feel that when I had the ball it was my ball." "Sometimes in football you have to score goals." "I'm not a machine [responding to criticisms of his form]" "People are talking about me more than they talk about Eastenders" "I would love this place to be my garden!" "There are a lot of teams trying to get him but if he can join us then I would welcome him here and he would be a benefit. [on Theo Walcott]" "He's young, with a lot of desire and skills who obviously loves to play [on Theo Walcott]" "I first saw him play in the Youth Cup and I saw him as a player with great pace and a lot of tricks. I've also seen him play this year [on Theo Walcott]" "Who do I owe, and for what? I don't think about the word 'owe'. I owe something to my Dad, yes, who put me on this planet."