Cafu. Quotes

quotes and sayings
2 min readMar 24, 2023
  1. I sincerely believe that sport, particularly in the hands of young people, has the power to change the world.
  2. I always think if you are not a hard worker, you will get nowhere in English football.
  3. Brazilian people and South African people are very similar in all respects. They are very warm and friendly.
  4. Football has given me a lot of great opportunities, so now I am trying to put that to good use. I have a foundation in Brazil that supports 750 children, and am hoping to do something similar in the Middle East with a soccer academy.
  5. My stamina was my strength.
  6. I had my chance in the World Cup Final and, wow, it was the opportunity I needed to show the whole world what I was capable of.
  7. I hope Milan will become the model to follow for Italian teams — it would mean that we had gone far in the Champions League!
  8. Of course Neymar is someone that is very important, not only for Brazilian football but for the world of football, and it will be amazing to see him playing in a World Cup and showing all of his skills.
  9. Without a doubt, winning the World Cup is the highest prize in football. It’s the peak — the maximum that you can reach.
  10. In Sao Paulo, I won everything. Milan, I won everything. Roma, I was league champion.
  11. It’s impossible to put into words. When you see that trophy coming towards you in the hands of the officials… the gold becomes more gold, becomes more shiny than you ever thought. You feel the best in the world. I have no other way to put it into words.
  12. I would have loved to play for Liverpool, Manchester United or Chelsea.
  13. Of all the players at the World Cup I don’t think it is too much to compare Ronaldinho with the great Pele.
  14. As for Rivaldo, he was a genius. Come on! It was so wonderful to see him with the ball. He played with the same style as Falcao. Rivaldo was brilliant.
  15. When you go to a World Cup, you must be ready to play at any time.
  16. Firmino is a great player. He can play either side and has powerful contact with the ball in any position.
  17. Saint Petersburg has a fantastic historical atmosphere.
  18. If African teams can realize the importance of team spirit they will know that they can win a World Cup.
  19. Azzam is an amazing yacht. I was hoping for more wind to really see what she could do but I enjoyed the racing tremendously.
  20. The beginning of a career is hard for many players, often because of the ordinary day-to-day problems that football and life bring.

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