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19 Unrepeatable Selected Quotes From Adebayo Akinfenwa

19 Unrepeatable Selected Quotes From Adebayo Akinfenwa
19 Unrepeatable Selected Quotes From Adebayo Akinfenwae

I like being the biggest on the pitch, I don't want to look at the other guys and think his arms are bigger than mine.

Adebayo Akinfenwa

I've always been big, my brothers are my size, we come from good stock.

Adebayo Akinfenwa

People have tried to push me into other sports, but it's always been football.

People have tried to push me into other sports, but it's always been football.

Adebayo Akinfenwa

Even though I am getting my coaching badges, I am more into mentoring.

Even though I am getting my coaching badges, I am more into mentoring.

Adebayo Akinfenwa

I was raised on an estate in an inner city school where people had a go about my size, people saying I am too big to play football - which still happens today - and I used that to inspire me.

I was raised on an estate in an inner city school where people had a go about my size, people saying I am too big to play football - which still happens today - and I used that to inspire me.

Adebayo Akinfenwa

With hard work comes rewards and I want to make youngsters who could have gone left but went right find the right path.

With hard work comes rewards and I want to make youngsters who could have gone left but went right find the right path.

Adebayo Akinfenwa

As long as I am feeling good I will play football. As long as I am feeling fit, strong and being affective on and off the pitch, I will play the game I love.

As long as I am feeling good I will play football. As long as I am feeling fit, strong and being affective on and off the pitch, I will play the game I love.

Adebayo Akinfenwa

I'm aware that there are a lot of guys playing at amateur level with a build like mine and I say stick at it, use what you've got to make an impact on the game.

I'm aware that there are a lot of guys playing at amateur level with a build like mine and I say stick at it, use what you've got to make an impact on the game.

Adebayo Akinfenwa

As a big man you may struggle to get much height when jumping for a ball - but by training with your defender team-mates you can develop a technique for making strong challenges in the air, making defenders uncomfortable and work on taking the ball down.

As a big man you may struggle to get much height when jumping for a ball - but by training with your defender team-mates you can develop a technique for making strong challenges in the air, making defenders uncomfortable and work on taking the ball down.

Adebayo Akinfenwa

Training to be a tough tackler isn't easy - you don't want to injure yourself or team-mates so it's crucial that you have self-belief in your abilities and strength.

Training to be a tough tackler isn't easy - you don't want to injure yourself or team-mates so it's crucial that you have self-belief in your abilities and strength.

Adebayo Akinfenwa

People only see what they want to see and sometimes you can't do anything about that, so you just pick up the baton and you just run with it.

People only see what they want to see and sometimes you can't do anything about that, so you just pick up the baton and you just run with it.

Adebayo Akinfenwa

When you hear Beast Mode, you automatically go to my size, but I always say the strongest thing I own is not my chest, my legs, not my arms. It's my mind. It's that mindset that says: Look, you're not always going to succeed but don't take it as a loss, take it as a lesson. That's the mindset of Beast Mode.

When you hear Beast Mode, you automatically go to my size, but I always say the strongest thing I own is not my chest, my legs, not my arms. It's my mind. It's that mindset that says: Look, you're not always going to succeed but don't take it as a loss, take it as a lesson. That's the mindset of Beast Mode.

Adebayo Akinfenwa

I'm an eclectic individual when it comes to film. I love my Disney: 'Aladdin,' 'The Lion King.' Also, 'Romeo+Juliet,' the Leonardo DiCaprio version.

I'm an eclectic individual when it comes to film. I love my Disney: 'Aladdin,' 'The Lion King.' Also, 'Romeo+Juliet,' the Leonardo DiCaprio version.

Adebayo Akinfenwa

Sometimes you're not blessed with the materialistic stuff but you're blessed with a work ethic.

Sometimes you're not blessed with the materialistic stuff but you're blessed with a work ethic.

Adebayo Akinfenwa

People concentrate on 'oh you can't do that,' or 'you're a bit too big for that' or whatever, rather than just concentrating on what you're good at. It's about being comfortable with the skin you're in, being comfortable within your own mind.

People concentrate on 'oh you can't do that,' or 'you're a bit too big for that' or whatever, rather than just concentrating on what you're good at. It's about being comfortable with the skin you're in, being comfortable within your own mind.

Adebayo Akinfenwa

I do think there is a responsibility for myself as being a senior professional footballer to be able to pass on my experiences to the younger generation.

I do think there is a responsibility for myself as being a senior professional footballer to be able to pass on my experiences to the younger generation.

Adebayo Akinfenwa

I think I would have held my own in the NFL.

I think I would have held my own in the NFL.

Adebayo Akinfenwa

Gym sessions will always consist of 40 minutes to one-hour cardio. I try to stay off the treadmill because of the pounding, so it's the rower or the cross-trainer.

Gym sessions will always consist of 40 minutes to one-hour cardio. I try to stay off the treadmill because of the pounding, so it's the rower or the cross-trainer.

Adebayo Akinfenwa

As you get older, you know what you're good at and you know what you're not so good at. Your ego comes out of it, and then you realise you can't play every game, there'll be certain games where you won't be so affected... so you've just got to concentrate on what you are.

As you get older, you know what you're good at and you know what you're not so good at. Your ego comes out of it, and then you realise you can't play every game, there'll be certain games where you won't be so affected... so you've just got to concentrate on what you are.

Adebayo Akinfenwa

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