111 Great Cristiano Ronaldo Quotes on Success

Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the most iconic Portuguese soccer players who is renowned worldwide for his skill, work ethic and success.

Born into a poor family in 1985, Ronaldo developed an early passion for soccer, shifting his complete focus to the game after an expulsion from school at age 14.

A heart condition at 15 nearly ended his dream, but successful surgery allowed him to continue playing.

Cristiano Ronaldo

His professional career began at 17 in the ‘Portuguese Super League.’

By 2003, he had joined Manchester United with a record signing fee for a young player.

Ronaldo’s physical prowess, with a body fat ratio of just 10% and an impressive jumping ability, has led to accolades like being named the fittest athlete by Arnold Schwarzenegger.

The high-earning athlete also has his wax statue at Madame Tussauds and a dedicated museum, Museu CR7.

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Despite his fame and success, Ronaldo is noted for his philanthropy, regularly donating blood, funding schools in Gaza and working with charities like Save the Children.

Alongside his soccer career, Ronaldo also manages a fashion boutique, CR7.

I have chosen a list of the top quotes from Cristiano Ronaldo for you.

Most Inspiring Cristiano Ronaldo Quotes

1. “I am always motivated. I am ambitious and I want to always improve.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).


2. “We don’t want to tell our dreams. We want to show them.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

3. “I’m living a dream I never want to wake up from.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

4. “I’ve never tried to hide the fact that it is my intention to become the best.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

5. “I don’t have to show anything to anyone. There is nothing to prove.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

6. “If you think you’re perfect already, then you never will be.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

7. “Maybe they hate me because I’m too good!” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

8. “Without football, my life is worth nothing.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

9. “Dreams are not what you see in your sleep, dreams are things which do not let you sleep.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

10. “The great thing about him, is that he will not quit.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

11. “I still remember when my teacher told me that football wouldn’t give me anything to eat.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

12. “I’m sure that I’m a winner person. I’m sure that I win more than lose.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

13. “We should make the most of life, enjoy it because that’s the way it is!” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).


14. “When I win awards, I think of my father.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

15. “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.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

16. “My life has always been a series of challenges and I’m psychologically-prepared but this is the biggest challenge of my life.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

17. “Friendship can’t end just because you change your life.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

18. “If we can’t help our family, who are we going to help?” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

19. “We lost because we didn’t win.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

20. “People are going to think I’m crazy.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

Best Cristiano Ronaldo Quotes

21. “I know who likes football likes me.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

22. “My aim is to go down in history as one of the best.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

23. “I know I’m a good professional, I know that no one’s harder on me than myself and that’s never going to change, under any circumstances.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

24. “Manchester United is still in my heart. Disappointed they didn’t win the title but they are still the kings of Premier League.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

25. “When you lose a person you love so much, surviving the loss is difficult.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

26. “The number 7 shirt is an honor and a responsibility. I hope it brings me a lot of luck.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

27. “I never promise anything. I don’t promise anything to my mum. I don’t promise anything to the supporters.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

28. “I’m not a perfectionist, but I like to feel that things are done well.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

29. “I don’t consider myself as the best player in the world. I’m not obsessed with individual titles. I’m much more interested in being part of a team which wins trophies.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

30. “I don’t like being alone.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

31. “For the people that I love I only have one face but for some people we can’t have one face.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

32. “Why lie? I’m not going to be a hypocrite and say the opposite of what I think, like some others do.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

33. “I’m ready to lose my life if that’s what Portugal needs to win. I’ll play vs USA even if I play with one leg.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

34. “People whistle me because I am good-looking, rich and a great footballer. They are jealous of me.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

35. “I’ve always dreamed to win the Champions League with Real Madrid and we are only one step away to win it.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).


36. “When you’re surrounded by flowers, you breath better.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

37. “Mesut Ozil made me the world’s best striker.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

38. “My free-kick secret? I just look at the net and say take the kick, Cristiano.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

39. “I would be very proud if, one day, I’m held in the same esteem as George Best or Beckham. It’s what I’m working hard towards.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

40. “Today there are opportunities that no one knows if they will come round again in the future.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

41. “It gives me the happiest feeling in the world. I just love scoring. It doesn’t matter if it’s a simple goal from close range, a long shot or a dribble around several players, I just love to score all goals.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

Top Cristiano Ronaldo Quotes

42. “For me Sir Alex was my father in football. He was crucial in my career and, outside football, was a great human being with me. Talent isn’t everything. You can have it from the cradle, but it is necessary to learn the trade to be the best.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

43. “I will never reject an autograph, hug or photo. I was also a fan of football.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

44. “I know that people have different ways to see me but I’m used to it.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

45. “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.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

46. “My father was always in good spirits, he loved football. It makes me a bit sad because if he could enjoy seeing me now, what I have achieved, that would be a highlight in his life. But I’m sure that he watches over me from above.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

47. “I have practically no private life. I’m already used to this and ready for it. Yes, sometimes it is hard, but it is the choice I made.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

48. “I spent six years at United and I owe them everything that I am today. I made history at United and won many trophies. It was a pleasure to play at Old Trafford.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

49. “Every time I went away I was deceiving my mum. I’d tell her I was going to school but I’d be out on the street playing football. I always had a ball on my feet.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

50. “I prefer other people to make judgments about the way I play and to characterize me, rather me describe myself.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

51. “I do not exchange my shirt with ASSASSINS.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

52. “I want to be one of the best players around in two or three years time, to be a decisive footballer.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

53. “The highpoint 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.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

54. “It would be a dream if 2015 was like 2014 or even better.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

Famous Cristiano Ronaldo Quotes

55. “Lots of young players have triumphed at United, so why can’t it happen to me? I’m not worried I’m young – it’s an incentive to do the best I can.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

56. “He’s a gift from heaven, he is truly a gift from heaven. Whatever he touches turns to gold.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

57. “When my family isn’t alright, I get restless. It just doesn’t seem right to me.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

58. “After dating for five years, my relationship with Irina Shayk has come to an end. We believed it would be best for both of us to take this step now. I wish Irina the greatest happiness.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

59. “Every season is a new challenge to me, and I always set out to improve in terms of games, goals, assists.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).


60. “I don’t think about one trick or the other, they just happen.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

61. “I was saluted by Alex Ferguson when I was subbed and that made me very happy.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

62. “I still learn, but I think it’s the best thing in life to have a kid.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

63. “I’m proud to play for Real Madrid because I have fun; when you no longer have fun it’s a sign that it’s time to leave. For now though, I’m happy here at the greatest club in the world.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

64. “I have my flaws too, but I am a professional who doesn’t like to miss or lose.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

65. “Some fans keep booing and whistling at me because I’m handsome, rich and a great player. They envy me.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

Short Cristiano Ronaldo Quotes

66. “Dedication, hard work all the time, and belief.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

67. “After we played Sporting last week, the lads in the dressing room talked about him constantly, and on the plane back from the game they urged me to sign him. That’s how highly they rated him.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

68. “I have ambitions I want to fulfil, to enjoy more success with Brazil.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

69. “But the tricks I use are ones that will hopefully benefit the team.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

70. “I’m no longer thinking of Madrid. That dream is dead. The only thing I dream about now is Manchester United and winning the Champions League again in Rome.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

71. “Ronaldo can do whatever he wants as a footballer. There are some things he does with the ball that make me touch my head and wonder how he did it.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

72. “The last time I cry was when I won the champions. It was one of the best moments in my life.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

73. “Sharing the cover with Irina means a lot. Irina is the most beautiful woman in the world and working with her was a surprise and something very special. It was the first time we did something together. And I enjoyed it.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

74. “There’s no point in making predictions. It’s not worth speculating because nothing is set in stone and things change all the time in football. Today there are opportunities that no one knows if they will come round again in the future.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

75. “Iker has never stopped being one of the best goalkeepers in the world. For me, Iker is a top goalkeeper and has never not been.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).


76. “I know If I score we’re going to win the match.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

77. “I have two Golden Boot awards at home. It would be nice to win another, but I wouldn’t mind it if I didn’t.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

78. “I have never played against anybody like that in my life and I was pleased to be taken off.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

79. “When you see someone like him coming on, with his great pace and desire to take someone on, it is a boost.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

80. “I miss Manchester, especially the apple crumble and custard they served at Carrington after training.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

Inspiring Cristiano Ronaldo Quotes

81. “What I do as an individual player is only important if it helps the team to win. That is the most important thing.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

82. “We’ve had some great players at this club in my 20 years, but he’s up with the best.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

83. “Do you think I would enter into a contract with that mob? Absolutely no chance. I would not sell them a virus. That is a ‘No’ by the way. There is no agreement whatsoever between the clubs.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

84. “I’m here to score a lot of goals. It’s my specialty, that’s what I’ve been brought here to do, and I want to score plenty ; like I did with Barcelona. And here, there’s every reason to think I can do it.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

85. “I enjoy being on holidays because you can do whatever you want and people can’t say anything to you.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

86. “For me, he is an exceptional player.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

87. “But I don’t want to be compared to anyone like to impose my own style of play and do the best for myself and for the club here.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

88. “I want to consistently play well and win titles. I’m only at the beginning.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

89. “The one thing that I really dislike is being alone.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

90. “There have been a few players described as the new George Best over the years, but this is the first time its been a compliment to me.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

91. “I don’t understand referees. It appears like some players can’t even be touched, but in my case, everyone can hit me as hard as they can.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

92. “I like playing in Italy. It was a challenge I wanted since very early in my career.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

93. “He’s six-foot two, brave as a lion, strong as an ox and quick as lightning. If he was good looking, you’d say he has everything.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

94. “I’m running out of words to describe this lad.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

Inspirational Cristiano Ronaldo Quotes

95. “Tuesday will be a tough night for me. It’s like to return to the family who have not seen you for a long time. I spent a wonderful time there.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

96. “He is as tough as anything. You can crack him once, but he won’t let it bother him. He’s back on his feet in no time and getting on with it. He is a strong character and a great sight when he’s heading for goal.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

97. “I am very happy to be signing for the best team in the world and especially proud to be the first Portuguese player to join United.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

98. “I am very ambitious. I want to enjoy this and then really go for it.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

99. “We saw that he plays with his heart too. He obviously loves the game so much and was distraught to lose in the final. Seeing him cry nearly got me going too.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

100. “It’s very important for me to be distinguished in my own home.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

101. “It’s not a problem. In four or five days I will be beautiful once again.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

102. “People that really know me, they adore me.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

103. “To Be The Best You Need The Best.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

104. “I feel bad only when I play badly. Fortunately, that happens rarely.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

105. “I want to be remembered as part of the group of the greatest players ever.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

106. “To me, being the best means proving it in different countries and championships.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

107. “When you’ve got a player who does what he does at that pace this late in the game then you know you’ve got an invaluable talent.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

108. “I’m aware that, whatever the circumstances, there will always be speculation about me.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

109. “If I can have the chance to be the best ever, then that would be perfect.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

110. “I don’t want my fans to have the same disappointment as me when I was refused by some players to sign my notebook when I was young.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

111. “No one did what I did last season and for this I deserve the Golden Boot and why not the best World Player.” ~ (Cristiano Ronaldo).

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