Here are the top sports quotes from this year – 2019

With only a few days left for the year to come to an end, let’s have a look at some of the best quotes in sports over the last 12 months.

In South Africa pressure is not having a job. Pressure is one of your close relatives being murdered.

Rassie Erasmus South Africa’s Rugby World Cup winning head coach

Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus talks about the real-life hardships in his country that fueled the team’s hunger to capture the third Rugby World Cup. He hopes that this victory helps in solving the deep social problems in the country.

RAPINOE should win before she talks! Finish the job!

United States President Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump lashes out at Women’s soccer team captain Megan Rapinoe after her comments during the Soccer WorldCup. Rapinoe said that she won’t go to the white house even if invited.

I’m humble

Jose Mourinho Tottenham manager

These were the words Mourinho used at his first press conference after becoming the new Tottenham manager. Mourinho said that he has learned from his mistakes at previous jobs and will try to bring happiness to the club.

I’m the loser both the times, so that’s the only similarity i see.

Roger Federer

That was Federer after his loss in the Wimbledon finals, which was also the longest Wimbledon final. Federer states the only similarity he can take losing to Djokovic and to Rafael Nadal in 2008’s Wimbledon final.

The message that no human is limited is now in everybody’s mind.

Eliud Kipchoge

Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge after breaking the mythological 2-hour barrier for a marathon at Vienna. Kipchoge ran 26.22 miles in 1:59:40 to complete the historic achievement.

Pic: Eliud Kipchoge (Source: NNRunningteam.com)

These kinds of matches, you work for, you live for, they give value to every minute you spend on the court training and working to get yourself in this position and play the match with one of your greatest rivals of all time.

Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic after winning the Wimbledon final against Roger Federer. Djokovic made history after winning the longest Wimbledon in history.

Novak Djokovic lifted his fifth Wimbledon crown (Source: essentiallysports.com)

first of all, i don’t understand why i always have to be the last.

Mariano Rivera

Legendary closer Mariano Rivera after being the last one to speak at the baseball hall of fame induction ceremony.

Pic: Mariano Rivera at the baseball hall of fame induction ceremony (Source: The NewYork Post)

Not bad for a boy from a Stevenage council house.

Anthony Hamilton father of Lewis Hamilton F1 driver.

A proud Anthony Hamilton after his son won the sixth world championship. Lewis Hamilton is now one title away to equal the record of legendary Michael Schumacher.

Pic: Lewis Hamilton with his sixth world championship trophy (Source: Skysports)

Moscow has gone “too far.”


Dick Pound

Former WADA chief, Dick Pound after Russia accused of falsifying laboratory doping data. Russia was given a four-year ban from all international sports.

you couldn’t have more drama than what we all had out there. now we know why i’m balding this stuff is hard.

Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods after his fairytale victory. Woods clinched his fifth Masters to seal one of the greatest comeback stories in sport after overcoming career-threatening back problems.

Pic: Tiger Woods (Source: CNN)

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