"I was a striker, very good and effective. I had good opportunities. But I am much better running football than playing it."

“We shall wonder if one day our game is played on another planet. Why not? Then we will have inter-planetary competitions.”

"We now have three women on the board. Say something, ladies. You are always speaking at home. Say something now."

"I will be in command of this boat called FIFA. And we will bring it back to the beach. Beach soccer can be played anywhere. But we have to work on that."

"Let the women play in more feminine clothes like they do in volleyball. They could, for example, have tighter shorts."

"In sports administration, Mr Samaranch has no peer. What he has done for the Olympics, I will do for FIFA and more."

"I am a mountain goat that keeps going and going and going, I cannot be stopped, I just keep going.”

"You write about Qatar and the working conditions. Have you been there? No. You demand answers of FIFA when you don't know the nature of the question."

"There are things that should not be discussed in public, at all. You want to know how much I am paid. Why? Asking is grotesque. Judge me on the job I do."

"I think in football there's too much modern slavery in transferring players or buying players here and there."