” Football is so intense you don’t have time to sit back and look at what you have achieved. “


” Once you achieve a goal and you are on that high, you have to consciously pull yourself in to say, ‘I need to have the same hunger and desire as when I had nothing.’ That’s the hardest thing to do in life. That is getting challenged every single day once you win titles. “


” We’ve had a humble upbringing. You know, my father came through as a political refugee, my mother comes from a hard-working-farmers family. We’ve had humble upbringing. “


” As wealthy as you are, nothing, nothing, nothing guarantees you that through a breakdown of relationship, your kids won’t end up on the streets. It’s nothing to do with wealth: sometimes it can be down to other things, like the breakdown of relationships. “


” I remember having a discussion at some stage and saying a coffee machine would do well in the training ground. Everyone was like, ‘No, in England, we drink tea.’ I was like, ‘OK, I was just saying that I think coffee works as well.’ Next thing you know, after the international break, we had this massive coffee machine come in from Nespresso. “


” You are not guaranteed to be part of that story if you don’t perform. “


” You win the mental war when you have success. You lose it when you don’t have success. “



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As wealthy as you are, nothing, nothing, nothing guarantees you that through a breakdown of relationship, your kids won
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You win the mental war when you have success. You lose it when you don
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