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    There have been so many outstanding players I've had as team-mates, but if I had to choose I'd choose Giggsy, he can do anything.
    — Paul Scholes
    Nobody has ever had to go off following one of my tackles and nobody has broken their leg.
    — Paul Scholes
    tags: broken 
     
    I am not ashamed to admit that in the games against Barcelona I spent a lot of the time just hoping he would take up positions as far away from me as possible. Elusive is the word that immediately springs to mind when I think about Messi's style of play. You think you have an eye on him and then - blink - he has gone, only to reappear somewhere else in space, with the ball.
    — Paul Scholes
    tags: time  eyes  space  gone  mind  games 
     
    I think about the great players with whom I have shared a pitch: Eric Cantona, Zinedine Zidane, Pirlo, Xavi, Cristiano Ronaldo - and the greatest of them all is Messi.
    — Paul Scholes
    At every opportunity, I wanted to play football.
    — Paul Scholes
    I am not a man of many words, but I can honestly say that playing football is all I have ever wanted to do and to have had such a long and successful career at Manchester United has been a real honour. This was not a decision that I have taken lightly but I feel now is the right time for me to stop playing. To have been part of the team that helped the Club reach that 19th title is a great privilege.
    — Paul Scholes
    Winning the Ballon d'Or never bothered me. I just wanted to play for Manchester United.
    — Paul Scholes
    tags: winning 
     
    Get up. Go to work. Play the game. Get showered. Go home.
    — Paul Scholes
    tags: work  games 
     
    I dont like compliments. I prefer criticism..then I can prove those people wrong.
    — Paul Scholes
    tags: people  wrong  compliment 
     
    When it's over I just want to be able to look in the mirror and say, 'Well, you were a half-decent player.'
    — Paul Scholes
    I don't like compliments. No. I prefer criticisms; prefer to prove them wrong
    — Paul Scholes
    tags: wrong  compliment 
     
    Yes I am finally hanging up my boots for good.
    — Paul Scholes
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