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Jordan Henderson Top 97 Quotes

Jordan Henderson

Jordan Henderson is a well-known English professional footballer who plays for Premier League club Liverpool as well as the England national team. In 2008, he made his debut through the Sunderland Academy at the age of eight.

Furthermore, he joined Liverpool and won his first trophy with the club, the League Cup, just one year later. He won the UEFA Champions League, the FIFA Club World Cup, and the UEFA Super Cup while playing with Liverpool. Another milestone in 2020 is the Liverpool Caption, which is the Premier League title. Henderson, a two-time England Player of the Year, was the first English player to win at both the U-21 and senior levels.

Let’s take a look at his top 97 quotations that will motivate you to win.

  1. “It’s not about individuals; it’s all about teamwork.”― Jordan Henderson

  2. “Whether you win or lose, you need to stay on a level platform.”― Jordan Henderson

  3. “I love to get to Dubai. It’s an impressive place, and you can do lots of different things there – beach, shopping, and other fun things.”― Jordan Henderson

  4. “I was still with Sunderland at the time of my first cap in 2010, and I remember getting the text to let me know that I was going to be called up to the squad – it was a Friday night, and I was in a hotel in London because we were playing Chelsea the next day.”― Jordan Henderson

  5. “Overall strength work – if you can do it regularly – makes a massive difference on the pitch, especially when you are fatigued. If you are stronger, it helps you deal with that.”― Jordan Henderson

  6. “Criticism’s healthy. It gives you that extra little bit inside you to prove people wrong, to use it as energy, to use it as fuel.”― Jordan Henderson

  7. “When you win or lose, no-one dies: you win, or you lose.”― Jordan Henderson

  8. “At Sunderland, if I had a bad game, it wasn’t like it was the end of the world.”― Jordan Henderson

  9. “It’s in the DNA of Liverpool Football Club to win trophies.”― Jordan Henderson

  10. “I don’t like reading good things about myself. With the criticism and the negative things, I always think that makes me better.”― Jordan Henderson

  11. “I don’t like talking about myself. I find it a lot easier talking about other people.”― Jordan Henderson

  12. “I’m not particularly into people giving me credit. It’s not something I think about. It’s not important to me. The only thing that’s important is if I’m doing my job properly on the pitch for the team and for the manager.”― Jordan Henderson


  14. “At Liverpool, Jurgen pretty much does everything, and we just follow him. Of course, we’ve still got leaders within the group to implement his message, but more often than not, we listen and then just do what he says.”― Jordan Henderson

  15. “Some people might say I’m old at 28, but I look at someone like James Milner. He’s 32 and playing like he is 25 or something.”― Jordan Henderson

  16. “Age is not really the biggest factor, whichever end of the scale you are at. It’s how you perform, how you respond to the challenge of having good players around you competing for your place.”― Jordan Henderson

  17. “When you come to a club like Liverpool, you need to perform straight away and consistently.”― Jordan Henderson

  18. “I came to Liverpool wanting to stay here for the rest of my career. I certainly didn’t want to leave after a year.”― Jordan Henderson

  19. “You will get criticism throughout your career. All the best players have had it at some stage, and they haven’t let it ruin their careers. I won’t, either.”― Jordan Henderson

  20. “It was Osgood-Schlatters. It wasn’t good. It’s a growing pains thing, and I had to have a lot of treatment on it. I just shot up immediately and didn’t have any kind of physique to deal with it physically. I was tall, all arms and legs, and a bit gangly.”― Jordan Henderson

  21. “A day or two before games, it’s all carb overload: pasta, rice, potatoes, stuff like that. And, straight after the game, it’s important to get as much carbohydrate on as possible. Refuel your body and get as much back in as you can. As it tails off a day or two later you, ease off on the carbs and go to more protein, vegetables, and salads.”― Jordan Henderson

  22. “My favorite meal is probably chicken with penne pasta and pesto.”― Jordan Henderson

  23. “If you’re exercising hard and training hard every day, you’ve got to have carbs; you can’t just cut them out. That’s how you get your energy levels up.”― Jordan Henderson

  24. “For breakfast, I’ll have scrambled eggs or poached egg on toast… and – this is gonna sound weird – I have it with blueberries as well. Everyone says it’s weird, but try it – you’ll like it.”― Jordan Henderson

  25. “As players, you’ve got to keep improving, keep learning, keep playing well to get your place in the team.”― Jordan Henderson

  26. “I don’t like to look too far back into the past.”― Jordan Henderson

  27. “I’ve always played with a high intensity anyway. That’s how I’ve always been.”― Jordan Henderson

  28. “It’s about doing what the team needs me to do, not what I want to do or what I think I can do.”― Jordan Henderson

  29. “There are always those moments in football – and life in general – which can decide the path and the route you go down.”― Jordan Henderson


  31. “I’ve always been athletic – did the 100 meters and 1500 m at school, cross-country races – and did well in them.”― Jordan Henderson

  32. “When I was very young, coming into the Sunderland side, if we got beaten, I’d be very down. I’d go home, and it would drag on for days, I’d be thinking about the game. I was from Sunderland, felt things like a fan, and got really down.”― Jordan Henderson

  33. “I’m probably my biggest critic.”― Jordan Henderson

  34. “It’s quite hard at times to take my mind off football, but it’s very important. I’ll watch something on television, anything, whatever the missus wants to watch.”― Jordan Henderson

  35. “Of course, people are going to criticize when things aren’t going well. As players, we have to take on responsibility and prove people wrong.”― Jordan Henderson

  36. “You are always having to prove something in football whether you are flying or not.”― Jordan Henderson

  37. “In my opinion, there is no better place to be for a footballer than Liverpool.”― Jordan Henderson

  38. “I want to improve and learn and get better. To do that, I have to keep putting in good performances and help my team-mates around me.”― Jordan Henderson

  39. “I knew I had to try and win trophies and be successful and be a big player for Liverpool.”― Jordan Henderson

  40. “I don’t think you need the motivation to win a league or a trophy. It’s every footballer’s dream. It’s why you play football. You enjoy and love the game, but you play to win and be the best.”― Jordan Henderson

  41. “When you’re on the pitch, you give 100 percent to win the game.”― Jordan Henderson

  42. “You will always be judged as a Liverpool player but, as a captain, you will be judged on what you win, basically. If you’re doing well, and the team is winning everything, you become a very good captain.”― Jordan Henderson

  43. “I have just been a bit inconsistent when I have played. That happens in football, especially when you have been out for a long period.”― Jordan Henderson

  44. “If you’re winning games, the confidence flows, and you gain a rhythm, which I’ve experienced before.”― Jordan Henderson

  45. “It is about winning a trophy. It doesn’t make any difference to me who lifts it; I would just rather win.”― Jordan Henderson

  46. “I do whatever the manager tells us to do, really.”― Jordan Henderson


  48. “Coventry was a big part of my career, and I had a great time there.”― Jordan Henderson

  49. “Sometimes I can be a little bit cautious in keeping the ball, playing a safe pass rather than an adventurous one.”― Jordan Henderson

  50. “Football always changes. There are always new players coming in at your club or young players coming through with your club or England. You have to be ready, given 100%, improve, and get better.”― Jordan Henderson

  51. “At Liverpool and England, it’s about moving forward and going in the right direction, and you don’t want to be left behind by any means.”― Jordan Henderson

  52. “I want to improve every season, every training session. I’ll continue that until I finish my career.”― Jordan Henderson

  53. “I am a bit boring.”― Jordan Henderson

  54. “I don’t really go out. I stay in and watch TV.”― Jordan Henderson

  55. “Ryan Giggs and David Beckham were the two players I’ve always looked up to.”― Jordan Henderson

  56. “It’s everyone’s dream to play for their country.”― Jordan Henderson

  57. “You will get criticized, you will get praised – that’s the way football goes. I’ve learned over a few years now that it can change within an instant.”― Jordan Henderson

  58. “It’s about being focused on what you want to achieve. That’s all I do.”― Jordan Henderson

  59. “You give everything; sometimes you win, sometimes you lose, but you always have to move on quickly.”― Jordan Henderson

  60. “There are a lot of players that want to go to the World Cup, so you have to be the player that goes out and performs and shows how much you want to go.”― Jordan Henderson

  61. “When you’re not playing, it is difficult to feel that you are the leader of the team.”― Jordan Henderson

  62. “United have some world-class players with a world-class manager.”― Jordan Henderson

  63. “United are capable of setting up a low block and making it difficult, but they’re also capable of coming out and pressing high.”― Jordan Henderson

  64. “I’ve played with Marcus Rashford and Jesse Lingard for England, and they are top players.”― Jordan Henderson

  65. “Everything on the pitch is to help the team.”― Jordan Henderson

  66. “There are going to be highs and lows throughout a career, and you have to try and level it out. Don’t get too high and carried away when things are going well, but don’t get too low when things aren’t happening.”― Jordan Henderson

  67. “There are different pressures when you come to a club like Liverpool. You have to perform well each week, or people start to question you, and I discovered that as soon as I got here. It was a difficult time, but I hope I got stronger from coping with it.”― Jordan Henderson

  68. “When it comes to football, I think it’s vital you always enjoy playing, and when I arrived at Anfield, I was determined to do just that, whatever anyone else said.”― Jordan Henderson

  69. “I don’t think I’ll ever be another Steven Gerrard, to be honest!”― Jordan Henderson

  70. “I suppose when people are criticizing you and saying that you are not really worthy of going to such a club as Liverpool, it gives you a little bit more drive and more desire to prove them wrong. And that can only help you in the long run: make you a little bit tougher mentally.”― Jordan Henderson

  71. “The physical part of football has always been a massive part of my game so I can cover the ground during games.”― Jordan Henderson

  72. “The way we play at Liverpool is with high-intensity football, pressing high up the pitch, winning the ball back quickly, and counter-pressing.”― Jordan Henderson

  73. “I tend to focus on core work most of all in the gym.”― Jordan Henderson

  74. “I would say I am more comfortable in the center of midfield. But when you are at a big club like Liverpool, you maybe get played in positions with which you might not be so familiar. But you have got to learn the different roles because it gives you a better opportunity to play.”― Jordan Henderson

  75. “You have got to get to know people, and moving down to Liverpool from the North East was a huge change for me. But, at the same time, you have just got to get on with it, and that is part and parcel of being a footballer.”― Jordan Henderson

  76. “Obviously, it was an amazing feeling to play for Liverpool for the first time. It was a little bit funny to be playing against Sunderland, but it is still an amazing feeling every time I put on the Liverpool shirt.”― Jordan Henderson

  77. “When you are very young and come through at a club, like I did at Sunderland, I suppose people do not expect as much and have not really heard much about you. Whereas, when you sign for a club, the expectations are higher.”― Jordan Henderson

  78. “It’s important everyone knows their roles individually and collectively as a group.”― Jordan Henderson

  79. “It is nice to be playing, being on the pitch, and contributing to the team.”― Jordan Henderson

  80. “Real Madrid are a team of winners.”― Jordan Henderson


  82. “Now and again, you may be picking a pass or two in behind, making something happen, but when we’re attacking – especially at Liverpool – I’m focusing on protection, being disciplined, being careful, worrying about counter-attacks, things like that.”― Jordan Henderson

  83. “In club football, Jurgen very much does everything, and we follow. We listen, and we follow him.”― Jordan Henderson

  84. “Spain are a fantastic team and fantastic squad of players.”― Jordan Henderson

  85. “When you play for Liverpool, there’s always pressure, pressure to perform, expectation. Of course, that’s the reason why you want to go there.”― Jordan Henderson

  86. “When you play for Liverpool and England, you have good players around you, and you want to compete with the best.”― Jordan Henderson

  87. “I have always wanted to fight no matter what position I am in, and whether that is Liverpool or England, I need to do more, and I need to do better because you have younger players, or players get signed for the club who push you and want to take your place, and you have to be better than them.”― Jordan Henderson

  88. “You need people who are vocal on the pitch to give information at different times of the game.”― Jordan Henderson

  89. “It is hard to leave your local club. All my family are Sunderland fans, and it is pretty tough because I have had some great years there, but I am looking forward to playing for Liverpool now.”― Jordan Henderson

  90. “When I finish my career, I can look back and then decide if it was good or not.”― Jordan Henderson

  91. “I always say, whether it’s Liverpool or England, it’s not just me who is a leader.”― Jordan Henderson

  92. “Whether I’m captain or not, I always like to think that I lead by example anyway. I do the same things as I always do and try to help the group out.”― Jordan Henderson

  93. “I’m a big believer in having to go through hard times to get to where you want to be. Nothing comes easy. You have to work.”― Jordan Henderson

  94. “You can’t keep having the pressure on your goal all of the time because, eventually, a team will get through.”― Jordan Henderson

  95. “I have been in tournaments before where people would say, ‘England should win this game,’ and we didn’t.”― Jordan Henderson

  96. “People have to fear England and not want to play us. The only way of doing that is to play at a high tempo and win games.”― Jordan Henderson

  97. “Football is a lot to do with mentality.”― Jordan Henderson“I’m definitely not a karaoke man, but I like to try stuff, so I’d get up on stage and give it a go. It would have to be something cheesy – karaoke always is – so maybe R. Kelly, ‘The World’s Greatest.’”― Jordan Henderson