In the hype around a big tournament, it’s easy to build a narrative that begins and ends with a team’s biggest star. But the players who make or break a squad are often further down the depth chart. Their success or failure will dictate a team’s tournament. These are The Influencers.
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Date of birth: 2 September 1994
Place of birth: Dinslaken, Germany
Linda Dallmann’s career has been somewhat of a slow-burner, the midfielder enjoying a breakout 2017-18 season that saw her rack up 12 goals and 14 assists. The second half of 2018 was the stumbling block for the midfielder as she struggled with injuries, her absence beyond noticeable for SGS Essen, who seemed to be lacking four players at once.
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