Alan Shearer’s Top 26 Inspiring Quotes

Alan Shearer was a fantastic striker in his playing days. He is largely regarded as the best striker of his generation and a brilliant Premier League player. Shearer is also the Premier League’s all-time leading scorer. He has accomplished much via football, including being voted Football Writers Association Player of the Year in 1994. His accomplishment was further validated when he was named PFA Player of the Year in 1995.

Shearer finished third in the Ballon d’Or and FIFA World Player of the Year honors in 1996. Pele named Alan Shearer to the FIFA 100 list of the world’s greatest living players in 2004. He has also spent his entire career playing at the highest level of English league football. He makes his debut for Southampton in 1988. Later, in 1992, he moved to Blackburn Rovers and quickly established himself as one of Europe’s most prolific goal scorers.

He won the Premier League with Blackburn in 1994-95 and two Premier League Golden Boots in a row. Alan also joined the local team Newcastle United. He did, however, retire at the end of the 2005-06 season.

Here are his best 26 quotations that will motivate you to keep going.

“There’s one accusation you can’t level against me: I’ve always done my best.”

“I’m not sure what I believe in.”
I make an effort not to worry about it.
“I’m not going to worry about it.” – Alan Shearer

“Sometimes they don’t like it when you kick them, and they think you shouldn’t kick them.”

“Winning is more important than scoring goals in football.” – Alan Shearer

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“We go there with confidence, but we know the line between success and defeat in this game is razor thin.” – Alan Shearer

“When I was a kid, I wanted to play for Newcastle United, wear the number nine shirt, and score goals at St James’ Park.”
I’ve fulfilled my dream, and I realize how fortunate I am to have done so.”

“It makes no difference if I didn’t win a prize because I did it my way and lived the dream.”

“I don’t get nervous very often, but when it comes to penalties, I do.”

“I pray I never have to experience the feeling of missing a competition and losing my country or team.”

“I always practice penalties, but what people don’t realize is that you can never reproduce that stressful situation.”

“You can take 100 penalties in practice, but it’s completely different when you’re out on that pitch in front of all those people and television cameras.” – Alan Shearer

“I’ve always claimed that management fascinates me at some point in my life.”
I couldn’t tell you when that will be.”

“The managers are paid very handsomely by their various clubs to do a job for their clubs rather than the country in which they operate.” – Alan Shearer’s

“I’ve had interviews and was on the verge of accepting a supervisory position.”
I’d consider returning to football.” – Alan Shearer

“I still get jitters whenever England plays.”

“I miss stepping out of the tunnel, the 90 minutes, and the adrenaline rush that I’ll never, ever forget.” – Alan Shearer

“Sometimes a harsh tackle elicits a larger cheer than a spectacular pass.”

“To be honest, I don’t watch much television.
With three children, I have a lot on my plate.” – Alan Shearer

“I wasn’t watching cartoons because I was too busy playing football.” – Alan Shearer

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“Whenever I have some free time, I play golf.”

“I have a wonderful life that I thoroughly enjoy.
But something is gnawing at me on the inside: I miss the adrenaline thrill of football.”

“The fans have gotten what they wanted.
They want to be entertained, to be passionate, and to be committed.” – Alan Shearer

“You have to do your apprenticeship somewhere along the way.”
But I’d like to have a half-chance of succeeding.”

“Some athletes are chastised for their lack of loyalty.
So, I wanted to return home and play for the club that I supported.
That is hardly a crime, in my opinion.” – Alan Shearer

“A manager is essentially a father figure to 20 or 25 guys.”
It’s about getting the most out of them and building team spirit.”

“Not at all.” – Alan Shearer

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