Find the best quotes by Jermain Defoe.
When you are young, nothing is more important than football, but as you get older, you get married, have kids and lose people. Then you…
When I get up in the morning, I look forward to the games and I’m just buzzing. At the end of the day, if you…
To win a major tournament you have to face the top teams at some point, but if you avoid those at the beginning then you…
The key for me is movement. When the ball comes into the box, or when the wide players get it, that’s where I have to…
People know what they’re getting with me. It’s part and parcel of football that people want to see new faces, but all I can do…
If you have an argument with someone and you sulk, sometimes you don’t want to speak to them. But it is important to keep your…
It was easy to get wrapped up in some of the negative stuff, but obviously I chose not to. I didn’t want to get in…
I still bump into Spurs fans who say: ‘Why did you have to go?’ I say back: ‘What more could I have done?’ I talk…
I knew I could play really well in one game, score the winning goal and then, come the next game, I wouldn’t play at all…
I am a bit of a control freak. If I get married, my wife isn’t going out. No way. She’s staying at home. She’s not…
Going to a major tournament, having that buzz – it’s hard to put into words. It’s a dream to go there, and to play. It’s…
For me, there’s nothing that beats playing. When I’m not playing, I’ll watch games on the television, watch stuff on You Tube, everything. I just…
Before games, people ask whether I get nervous. To be honest, I don’t get nervous, I just enjoy it. I am living the dream. When…
When you play with good players, they will always create chances for the forwards to score.
There is always going to be competition. When you play for a top club, you’re going to attract top players. It’s part and parcel of…
When you get up in the morning and know you’re doing something you love, feel fit and look after yourself, it’s just a great thing…
The best thing about football is that the rules are so simple. Anyone can play anywhere.
The role that I play as a lone striker, I enjoy it and particularly playing with great players.
If you’re good to your body, your body’s good to you.
It doesn’t matter who you are, football’s a business. At some stage you’re going to have to leave a football club; that’s just normal.
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