"talismanic player". That man who defines and lifts a team and is diminished by his absence. Is the effect of the likes of Steven Gerrard, Paul Gascoigne and Robin van Persie on a team real or illusory. Is the talisman merely a construct to help maintain the narrative of football or are they crucial to the success of their club?
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