70 Inspiring Cristiano Ronaldo Quotes About Hard Work, Family, Fitness and Life

Player name: Cristiano Ronaldo, Professional soccer player.

Cristiano Ronaldo is a Portuguese soccer player. Ronaldo was born on February 5, 1985, in Funchal, Madeira, Portugal, a small island off the western coast of the country. Ronaldo was a member of the Andorinha youth team from 1992 to 1995. Cristiano Ronaldo first played for Manchester United in 2003. Ronaldo improved his skills while playing for Manchester United for six years. Ronaldo joined Real Madrid in 2009 and remained there until 2018. Ronaldo excelled in sports to the extent that, at the age of ten, people began to refer to him as a phenomenon. When he was 12, he was signed by the Portuguese soccer team Sporting CP.

Cristiano Ronaldo is now regarded as a sports icon. Millions of people admire the effort he has put in to reach this level. Many aspiring soccer players, as well as athletes from other sports, respect his work ethic and determination.

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Inspiring Quotes by Cristiano Ronaldo About Hard Work

  1. Hard work is the only pathway to victory. There are no shortcuts to glory. No pain, no gain.” – Cristiano Ronaldo

  2. Hard work always pays off.” – Cristiano Ronaldo

  3. Life is a roller coaster. Hard work, high speed, urgent goals, demanding expectations. But in the end, it all comes down to family, love, honesty, friendship, values that make it all worth it.” – Cristiano Ronaldo

  4. There is no secret to success. It’s hard work, matched with passion and support that elevates you to the top.” – Cristiano Ronaldo

  5. I was skinny. I had no muscle. So I made a decision at 11 years old. I knew I had a lot of talent, but I decided that I was going to work harder than everybody. I was going to stop playing like a kid. I was going to stop acting like a kid. I was going to train like I could be the best in the world.” – Cristiano Ronaldo

  6. Two words only: Hard Work.” – Cristiano Ronaldo

  7. Just keep working at it and don’t be intimidated.” – Cristiano Ronaldo

  8. Talent without hard work is nothing.” – Cristiano Ronaldo

  9. We will keep working hard to achieve our goals.” – Cristiano Ronaldo

  10. I try to teach my son and when I speak to kids is that with hard work and talent you can achieve anything.” – Cristiano Ronaldo

  11. No substitute for hard work.” – Cristiano Ronaldo

  12. Talent is never enough. You have to work hard.” – Cristiano Ronaldo

  13. Dedication, hard work all the time, and belief.” – Cristiano Ronaldo

  14. Work hard, focus on the everyday goals, enjoy the moments with your friends.” – Cristiano Ronaldo

  15. Nobody gives up and there’s only one way to get back on track: hard work, team work, serious work. Everything else is just noise.” – Cristiano Ronaldo

  16. If you have talent but don’t work hard, you won’t win anything. I’ve always worked hard in training and games. It’s hard work which achieves success.” – Cristiano Ronaldo

  17. My work ethic has been one where I always aimed to be the best. So, that means that I have always trained hard, always listened to the experienced players.” – Cristiano Ronaldo

  18. I have truly dedicated myself to my sport and I have trained hard, which is why all of the goals that I have scored and all of the achievements I have received have only come because of the dedication and hard work.” – Cristiano Ronaldo

  19.  My philosophy is by approaching each and every day in the pursuit of improving, no challenge becomes too great.” – Cristiano Ronaldo


Inspiring Cristiano Ronaldo Fitness Quotes

  1. Make every workout count.” – Cristiano Ronaldo

  2. Maximize your time in the gym. Work smart, focus on your goals and prepare for any challenge that comes your way.” – Cristiano Ronaldo

  3. It’s no secret. If you don’t take care of yourself, nobody’s going to help you. But I’m not like it every day. Sometimes, I eat pizza with my son. If I don’t do that, I’m going to be boring. The point is to take care of my fitness and eat properly.” – Cristiano Ronaldo

  4. Exercise all you can. It’s good for your body and your mind.” – Cristiano Ronaldo

  5. I feel happy to be a player who has shown who, in my case, longevity has been a crucial factor for me to keep playing at a high level, putting in good performances.” – Cristiano Ronaldo

  6. “Fit in exercise wherever you can.  If you get into a routine then it makes it easier as it will become a habit.” – Cristiano Ronaldo

  7. A good workout must be combined with a good diet.” – Cristiano Ronaldo

  8. Be disciplined. Keeping yourself motivated and sticking to your routine is key.” – Cristiano Ronaldo

  9. Training and physical sessions are most important, but living a relaxed lifestyle helps you to be the best you can be, physically and mentally.” – Cristiano Ronaldo

  10. I’m always in training, and it’s how I keep myself in peak physical shape.” – Cristiano Ronaldo

  11. Breathe in, breathe out. Stay active.” – Cristiano Ronaldo

  12. Learn to train your mind as well as your body. Mental strength is just as important as physical strength and will help you achieve your goals.” – Cristiano Ronaldo


Inspiring Cristiano Ronaldo Confidence Quotes

  1. First challenges are always the hardest to overcome, but with a clear head and fearless confidence, you can turn into shaping the best version of you.” – Cristiano Ronaldo

  2. Be bold. Be brave. Be confident. Never let your anxiety hold you back.” – Cristiano Ronaldo

  3. We have 90 minutes to fight back and have the confidence we will move ahead in the competition.” – Cristiano Ronaldo

  4. Being confident is part of success.” – Cristiano Ronaldo

  5. You have to like yourself. Having self-esteem, you have to give yourself value. I’m not going to say I’m a prince, but you have to like yourself.” – Cristiano Ronaldo

  6. I was born to be the best.” – Cristiano Ronaldo

  7. You can’t live obsessing about what other people think about you. If you did, you wouldn’t live. Not even God can please everyone.” – Cristiano Ronaldo

  8. My free-kick secret? I just look at the net and say, ‘Take the kick, Cristiano.” – Cristiano Ronaldo

  9. When I was 15, I turned to some of my team-mates during training. I remember it so clearly. I said to them, ‘I’ll be the best in the world one day’. They were kind of laughing about it. I wasn’t even on Sporting’s first team yet, but I had that belief. I really meant it.” – Cristiano Ronaldo


Cristiano Ronaldo Leadership Quotes

  1. For me, it’s [captaining] an honour, it’s a pleasure. But my responsibility is still the same.” – Cristiano Ronaldo

  2. I’m not the kind of guy who likes to give advice as I prefer to be an example.” – Cristiano Ronaldo

  3. We are relaxed, we are focused, we are prepared.” – Cristiano Ronaldo

  4. Not because I’m captain do I change my game, my personality. I keep as the same person. But, you know, it’s always good to captain.” – Cristiano Ronaldo

  5. 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


Cristiano Ronaldo Quotes About Parents and Family

  1. I spend my free time with family and friends, which keeps me relaxed and in a positive mindset.” – Cristiano Ronaldo

  2. I have millions and billions but the most important thing is family.” – Cristiano Ronaldo

  3. Family is everything.” – Cristiano Ronaldo

  4. You should always make sure that your family are good, that they are happy and most important of all, that they are healthy.” – Cristiano Ronaldo

  5. You have your own life, your private life, you have your partner, your cars, your houses, your fame. But right from the beginning, your family is always with you – and that is both with the good moments and the bad moments.” – Cristiano Ronaldo

  6. I wonder what I will do when I retire and the only thing that really excites me is being a father.” – Cristiano Ronaldo

  7. I have unbelievable memories of my father. He was always there for me and for me it was always the small things that made such a difference. And those are the things I want to take forward as a father myself .” – Cristiano Ronaldo

  8. If we can’t help our family, who are going to help? It’s good to desire success. But it’s equally important to care for your family. Without them, you won’t be where you are today.” – Cristiano Ronaldo

  9. Keep your family healthy and take care of them because this is the most important thing in the world.” – Cristiano Ronaldo


Adoring Quotes From Cristiano Ronaldo About His Mother

  1. My mother is still there for me now. She is the most important person and the rock beside me.” – Cristiano Ronaldo

  2. My mother reared me up by sacrificing her life for me. She went to bed hungry to feed me.” – Cristiano Ronaldo

  3. We had no money. She worked 7 days a week and worked nights as a cleaner to buy me a pair of football boots so I could play. My whole success is dedicated to her.” – Cristiano Ronaldo

  4. And as long as she lives, she will always have everything I can give her. She is my sanctuary and my greatest gift.” – Cristiano Ronaldo

  5. A warrior who always taught me not to give up, the best grandmother my children could ever dream of having. I love you so much, my mother.” – Cristiano Ronaldo

  6. My mother is, without any doubt, a mother courage. I feel very thankful and proud to be her son and to have her in my life.” – Cristiano Ronaldo


Motivational Cristiano Ronaldo Quotes About Life and Football

  1. The meaning of life is simple. It’s living as intensely as possible. – Cristiano Ronaldo

  2. Turn negatives into incentives.” – Cristiano Ronaldo

  3. We spend too much time on urgent tasks when we should be focusing on important tasks.” – Cristiano Ronaldo

  4. Believe in yourself and fight for your dreams.Cristiano Ronaldo

  5. Football is a game of control and just as in life, sometimes you have to accept other people do things better than you, and you have to let them get on and do their own jobs.” – Cristiano Ronaldo

  6. I cannot imagine myself doing a sport that is based on just one person – for me being in a team is being with family.” – Cristiano Ronaldo

  7. Sometimes you plan one thing for your life and as I said many times, the life is dynamic and you never know what’s going to happen.” – Cristiano Ronaldo

  8. There is no finish line, life is all about the journey.” – Cristiano Ronaldo

  9. I tend to live my life by the mantra ‘never stop’. I never stop moving. I never stop pushing. I never stop improving. This is when life becomes limitless.” – Cristiano Ronaldo

  10. Victory is a State of Mind. A long tradition of crafting trunks.” – Cristiano Ronaldo



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