The Week in Quotes

"I love this team so much. I’d do anything for these women. I’d run through a brick wall if I needed to. And celebrating with this team — this family! — after we secured that World Cup trophy is something I’ll remember for as long as I live." Ali Krieger tells all for The Players' Tribune about her gruelling journey to becoming a world champion twice over with the USWNT

"For me, [Lionel Messi] is the best player in the world. The best that I've ever seen play. We made a magnificent duo. It was a pleasure for me, an honour to play with him. And on top of that, he's my friend!" There's no doubt in Neymar's mind as to who's on top of the footballing world

"I would like to say how happy I am to come to Juventus, one of the world's biggest teams. Please excuse my Italian, which is not very good, but I'm studying it." New Juventus arrival Aaron Ramsey impressed the media by making the opening statement at his press conference in Italian

"Bob Bradley's got them playing a certain brand that's exciting, everybody here in Los Angeles has bought in – they've almost forgotten about the Galaxy, this is an LAFC town. It's cool, it's swag, all that other stuff. But it's what's going on on the field." Former LA Galaxy forward and current ESPN pundit Herculez Gomez weighs in on the remarkable success of head coach Bob Bradley and LAFC in Los Angeles

"I've said so many times about [Paul Pogba] that he's a top, top boy and a great player, and he's never, ever been a problem. I've not been upset by anything he's said because we've had many conversations, and I know exactly what Paul is thinking. I can give him a new challenge." Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says he and superstar Paul Pogba can build towards a new future at Manchester United

"[Rodri] is a Spain national team player and there they call him 'the next Busquets'. I think he is a very good player." Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola is satisfied with summer signing Rodri, who made his pre-season debut in City's midfield this week

"I lost a bet. Or we lost a bet against [Alexandre Lacazette]. Crossbar challenge. Me, Sead [Kolasinac] and Shkodran Mustafi, so we lost all together." Mesut Ozil reveals the motivation behind his new blond hairstyle to Sports Direct Football

"It's going to be an exciting season. Borussia Dortmund were really good last season and now they've tried to improve their squad. We'll have to wait and see how their new signings perform. I think the Bundesliga can look forward to the new season, as I am too. It's going to be interesting and it'll be fun to be top of the table." Bayern Munich forward Thomas Muller looks ahead to the new Bundesliga season, speaking with Bayern TV