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Adolfo Cambiaso

Cambiaso at the International Polo Club 2016 wearing his distinctive helmet colors of Argentina.
Personal information
Nickname(s) Adolfito
Born (1975-04-15) 15 April 1975 (age 41)
Cañuelas, Argentina
Website www.ladolfina.com
Sport
Sport Polo
Rank 1 (10-goal handicap)
Team La Dolfina (2000-present)
La Ellerstina (1994-2000)
Achievements and titles
World finals Abierto de Polo
with La Ellerstina: 1994, 1997, 1998
with La Dolfina: 2002, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015
Highest world ranking 1st

Here in Argentina, it is easy to practice and play because we have the horses, the land, the players – everything.
Adolfo Cambiaso
In polo, you jump on a horse and you play. To play tennis, you have to train every day. It's your legs that do all the work. In polo, it's the horses' legs.
Adolfo Cambiaso
I wanted total control and leadership. I wanted to buy the horses and choose the players.
Adolfo Cambiaso
Pressure brings out the best in me. It's the only way to keep improving: putting a bit of pressure on yourself.
Adolfo Cambiaso
I just play, that's all. When I'm in the field, I always connect with what I'm doing. I can't explain it. I can't control it. It just happens.
Adolfo Cambiaso
Everybody is talking about the Triple Crown, but I want to win the Open. That is my aim.
Adolfo Cambiaso
I have to look after myself. I go to the gym every day; I have physio every day, I have a couple of guys that work with my body a lot.
Adolfo Cambiaso
You can decide at 17 that you want to be a professional player. In Argentina, they start very young. They go to school in the morning and then do polo in the afternoon.
Adolfo Cambiaso
I don't care what other people say. The important pressure, you put on yourself. The pressure that others put on you? I ignore it.
Adolfo Cambiaso
I always want more glory. Always.
In Argentina, you do what your father does. If your father plays football, you play football. If your father plays polo, you play polo.
Adolfo Cambiaso
Intuition is what makes the best players.
I want to finish high school, but that will be it.
I am very happy with my life, but seven or eight months a year, I am away from home. I want to go home – that's the truth.
Adolfo Cambiaso
I believe in enjoying the game. If you make it too much work, that's not good.
Adolfo Cambiaso
I am no David Beckham. I have not changed my life since I was 15 years old. My family is the only thing that has changed for me.
Adolfo Cambiaso
If you have the right horses and the right team, that's the way to succeed. But you have to work, and you have to improve. Every year, you must get better.
Adolfo Cambiaso
I've always helped polo to grow.
The best decisions are taken quickly and well. You can prepare yourself, have all aspects of the game thought through, but the one who shines on the pitch is the one with intuition.
Adolfo Cambiaso
I'm just happy with what I am, and I happen to be a polo player.
I play the way it's most effective for the team. They used to say I hit the ball too many times.
Adolfo Cambiaso
I wanted total control and leadership. I wanted to buy the horses and choose the players.
Adolfo Cambiaso
I will never be a millionaire, and I don't want to be.
Without good horses, you are nothing. In polo, it's 70 per cent horse, 30 per cent rider. And I have the best horses.
Adolfo Cambiaso