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: 27 March 1989
Place of birth: Trieste, Italy
As Italy’s captain, it might be a little unusual to hail Sara Gama as an unsung hero in the team, but the steely defender is frequently left overlooked in favor of the attackers in the team – a very typical issue in all soccer. Yet, Gama remains vital to success for both Italy and Juventus, a captain and rock at the back for each.
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