We have to be better. We have to love more, hate less. We have to listen more and talk less. It is everyone’s responsibility to make this world a better place. “
Megan Rapinoe, winner of the adidas Golden Ball and Golden Boot at the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019 ™, speaks at a ceremony in New York City Hall when she arrived home after leading the USWNT to her fourth World Cup title
“I think that if we continue to enforce the norms and encourage women to enter with confidence and encourage men to welcome them with open arms, that will help a lot.” The strongest thing you can do is stay and fight it through and just say, “I believe in myself and that’s all that matters, and no one can take that from me. I am good and I am good enough to be here and I am one of them.
“I think that will ultimately give you the great feeling of empowerment that you can hold on to next time, maybe you’ll feel dismissed.” US midfielder Sam Mewis teams up with The Players’ Tribune to share women’s empowerment words
“Investing in women and girls should be done not only on the pitch, but also in the storytelling of Badass, amazing women who continue to show that we are more than just women athletes.” The US striker Alex Morgan speaks after winning the best athlete at the ESPY Awards
“The growth of women’s football in the Netherlands is ridiculous.” If I look at women’s football and the hype, it’s amazing … I think that’s what I’m proud of. ” Netherlands midfielder Danielle van de Donk reflects on her team’s best ever performance at a Women’s World Cup.
Obviously we hear a little bit that people are going crazy in Sweden and really watching the football in all We have our prime minister at two of our games, our prince came in. Having 30,000 looking so happy and proud and just celebrating our medal …
it’s not just our medal, we feel like the medal belongs to the whole generation, all the young girls that really, really look up to us and have a great time. ” Sweden midfielder Kosovare Asllani speaks with the Guardian about the reception the bronze medalists received upon their return home in Gothenburg.
“After many considerations this summer, I decided to retire from football. Our wonderful game has given me everything. I am very grateful to all who helped me to get there and to help me stay there for so long. If you told me when I was 17 that I would attend World Championships, reach a Champions League final, win the FA Cup and score 100 Premier League goals, I would have avoided you at any cost. It is an absolute dream that has come true. “
England striker Peter Crouch announces his retirement from football.
“I am here to write my own story and to be remembered as Joao Felix, of course this is a great comparison, but Cristiano is Cristiano and I want to be myself.”
Portuguese striker Joao Felix talks about comparisons and Cristiano Ronaldo after moving from Benfica to Atletico Madrid.
Liverpool center-back Virgil van Dijk enjoys his summer break with a visit to Wimbledon
“I can not remember it, I forgot it, I do not know, it’s just so much feeling, I can not remember it, the most important thing is that I met them, it’s time to celebrate, but me ‘I’ll tell you, if I remember.’
Richarlison tells SporTV that he dedicated his goal to his great-grandmother in the final of the Copa America just to forget her name
“If you respect your job and take care of yourself, it’s easy to keep your level – some people wonder about my accomplishments here, I’m not.”
Brazilian right-back Dani Alves is about to win the Copa America, his 40th senior career trophy, and the most valuable player in the tournament.