We’ve collected the best Brazilian Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Anat Cohen, Casemiro, Helio Castroneves, Francesca Annis, Sean Patrick Flanery. Use them as an inspiration.
It’s true that when I started out, I was more a fan of attacking players and one in particular: the Brazilian Ronaldo, Ronaldo Luis Nazario de Lima. Another of my idols was Claudio Caniggia, an Argentinian forward with long hair, who I liked a lot. It’s because of him that I started to grow my hair long!
I left Brazil very early, before reaching the top level of the Brazilian championship. That made a difference: I was not seen as a ‘name’ around the country.
The World Cup needs a brilliant Brazilian team.
Brazilian fans are awesome. They create such an awesome atmosphere.
Today, I’m Brazilian, born in Rio de Janeiro, but my second home is Paris. Nobody can change that.
My mom’s Brazilian, so she and I definitely grew up with different perspectives. I was born in America, and she’s from Brazil, so we have different ways of doing things. There’s a bit of culture clash there.
I loved the Brazilian music I played. But this is finally me. For the first time I think it’s really me.
Neymar is the best Brazilian out there. He is on another level than the other Brazilians.
I don’t think City play a Brazilian style – it is more Spanish the way we play here.
What most surprises me about Brazil is the extent of the difficulties that we create for ourselves. We create a lot of legislation to control the Brazilian state itself, that this ends up meaning that things don’t go with the speed any head of government would like.
The Olympic Games provided players like Neymar, Marquinhos, Gabriel Jesus and Renato Augusto with some really valuable experience and ended up improving the performance of the Brazilian national team.
Embraer is Brazilian. It represents Brazil very well abroad.
I was really disappointed with the lack of respect from the UFC towards Brazilian athletes.
I would like to fight for the Brazilian fans. I would like to fight Aldo in Brazil.
I do a bit of Brazilian ju-jitsu when I can. I like a bit of that.
I’m like any Brazilian: I like to go out and enjoy myself.
The pressure to win is always there, especially with the Brazilian team.
All Brazilian players have this dream. I have, like everybody, the dream to play in Europe and the Premier League.
Brazilian jiu-jitsu is a beautiful thing.
Barcelona has always had issues with Brazilian players: Neymar, Romario, Ronaldinho, and me. We were all treated badly by the club in the end, despite all our contributions and dedication.
Brazilian music has many of the ingredients that I strive for in my own music: Strong melodies and a disciplined but intense rhythmic concept, and interesting harmonies.
I’m not more Brazilian than I am American or vice-versa – I’m very much a combination of all of those things.
I represent Brazil all over the world. Wherever I go I have to do my best, to not disappoint the Brazilian people. And that I’ve done.
When I was young, living in Belgium, my parents spoke Portuguese, we have the Brazilian passion at home, I played with PSV in Holland, you experience all these different cultures and you get used to living with that. I think it has made me a better player and a better person to get out of my comfort zone.
The Brazilian team is made up of great players who are also great friends.
I feel that my drive and ambition is more American, while the passionate, laid-back side of me is all Brazilian.
I think I’ve already won the most important titles in Brazilian jujitsu and grappling.
I work free-weights and do circuit training with my trainer 4-5 times a week. I also train in Brazilian Ju Jitsu several times a week.
Together with this Brazilian people, we will build a new nation.
We deliberately used elements from Brazilian music and from African and Asian music. Now people can hear that but then it sounded so abstract, they couldn’t hear it.
It’s good for Brazilian football to have idols, stars, big stars coming back to Brazilian clubs. The tournaments become much better, more interesting. Ze Roberto, Juninho Pernambucano, Ronaldinho Gaucho, and other players who have returned to Brazil strengthen the league and improve the tournaments.
The Brazilian poet Vinicius de Moraes wrote that beauty is fundamental. Well, with the poet’s permission, so is courage.
Manchester is a sensational venue for football but an awful place to live… the winter, the cold and the dark nights. It’s very hard for a young Brazilian.
I have suggested that Brazilian enterprises invest in Uruguay and Paraguay. These are small economies, so some things can be produced in these countries that will give them greater and more equitable involvement in the Mercosur game.
People come to me to say I don’t sell; Brazilian media say I don’t give interviews. Nobody is obligated to do anything.
I’m like half Brazilian and half American now.
My father loved European football; he also loved the Brazilian team. His own dad loved the Brazilian team.
There are several rivalries in MMA and vale tudo history, like jiu-jitsu vs. luta livre and Chute Boxe vs. Brazilian Top Team. SBG and Pitbull Brothers can start another one that can last a generation.
You cannot compare Pep to any Brazilian coach. If you put all Brazilian coaches together, you would get Pep. One has motivational skills, another is tactically strong. But Pep has it all.
Thank God Brazilian goalkeepers are now learning to play with their feet, because that was the big problem.
Seminars, TV shows, documentaries, always spreading Brazilian jiu-jitsu. I’m an instrument of this art more than a character myself.
Latin music has many international influences – pop, rock, country, Brazilian sounds, and alternative styles.
I have been fortunate to work with many great coaches and also in different countries, and I have taken a bit from all of them – Dutch, Spanish, Italian, and Brazilian football.
London is an incredible city. The people are very nice. It’s a happy city with good Brazilian restaurants.
I am investing like a crazy person, mostly in internet start-ups. And I want to invest in Brazil as well, because I am Brazilian and that’s in my heart.
I’m Italian, but I’m also a little Brazilian: Pirlonho, if you like.
I am a Brazilian and only support our team.
My family is Brazilian and I feel Brazilian, even though I have never lived there. I was born and raised in Belgium so I also feel Belgian. I feel the blood of a Brazilian, but I understand both ways.
The little bit of my Brazilian side in Azzurri is perhaps to play more with the ball on the ground and have the tranquility to hold the ball. The idea is to have more control of the game.
I remember my first shin pads had the Brazilian Ronaldo on them, and I loved them.
German football is like English football. The Germans and the English do not play like a Brazilian side. They have to improve, bring up their young players, who have character.