Michael Owen Quotes

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Michael Owen Quotes

I was proper, proper fast at one point, and obviously Im not now, so Ive lost certain things, but when I was that fast I didnt need to do certain other things in a game. It was such a potent weapon.
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You learn to understand it, but if you step back, you do think it is either strange or unfair. But I know that if you don't score, play well or win, you are wrong to have a helicopter and fly home each week to see your kids. You are wrong to have a business outside of football.

— Michael Owen

I basically run on two hamstrings on my right leg and three on the other. I'm losing a third of the power.

— Michael Owen

I find it hard to say no to people.

— Michael Owen

I joined Twitter and you read a lot of the comments. You're biting your lip and you want to reply but you know a headline will be made from it and you don't want to give people the satisfaction.

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If I'd still been in one piece from the World Cup and gone through my career, what type of player would I have been? No doubt about it, if I hadn't had as many injuries I would have been the all-time leading scorer for England.

— Michael Owen

There are pitfalls in World Cups, there are players who can win penalties and players who get the slightest touch and go down holding their face or whatever and get someone sent off. There are all these little things and you're hoping that you're not on the wrong end of it.

— Michael Owen

I have been very fortunate in that my career has taken me on a journey I could only have dreamed of.

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As I've got older, I've become more intrigued about formations, tactics, I listen a lot more to the manager's team talk; as a kid, if I'm honest, I never listened.

— Michael Owen

I would like to think that if I stop playing in three, four, five years time, whatever it may be, that I would still be involved in football and still have that as my profession. It is my passion and what I know.

— Michael Owen

When you're a kid you just think about where you are going to be to put yourself in a position for the next scoring chance. But as you develop, you start to do things that may not catch the eye of the normal football watcher, the dropping back, the closing down.

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Nobody on this planet had a range of passing like Paul Scholes. Training every day was a pleasure just watching him. Unbelievable career.

— Michael Owen

I hate to admit this but I don't even know how to make a cup of tea or coffee. I can boil a kettle for a pot noodle and I've been known to warm up some food in the microwave.

— Michael Owen

To be at the top, you have to have a competitive streak in you. If you're not performing, you've got to be angry with yourself.

— Michael Owen

You're on your own out there with ten mates.

— Michael Owen

The bottom line is that I wanted to come back and play in the Premier League again and wake up on Saturday morning and really fancy getting out there and playing in front of this fantastic support, scoring goals and enjoying football.
(on returning to the premiership)

— Michael Owen

The longer my career has gone, the more I seem to score ... It's experience and age and knowing where the ball's going to be.

— Michael Owen

I don't believe in superstitions. I just do certain things because I'm scared in case something will happen if I don't do them

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My Dad was briefly an Everton player and I used to follow them as a boy.

— Michael Owen

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