"I feel very strong as an individual, but as a famous footballer I know I am prone to certain things. All the media have a continuous interest for me. It varies from once a year to every day interest."
"Everyone will be famous for 15 minutes."Ruud van Nistelrooy on Andy Warhol
"I have no use for people who throw their weight around as celebrities, or for those who fawn over you just because you are famous."Ruud van Nistelrooy on Walt Disney
"What a heavy burden is a name that has become too famous."Ruud van Nistelrooy on Voltaire
"We all want to be famous people, and the moment we want to be something we are no longer free."Ruud van Nistelrooy on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"Famous, adj.: Conspicuously miserable."Ruud van Nistelrooy on Ambrose Bierce
"Because of that I don't care when I read in the newspaper that I am colourblind. I went through a red light in my car and I stopped when I before a green light. So I must be really colourblind, eh?"
"We have to be thankful to the Czechs that they did their duty. The Czech Republic won, I can't believe it. It was a huge party with all the people here."