‘The club is bigger than an individual, but the honour of the badge is with its players’

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“Players will come and go, but the club remains.”

The football fan’s fragile and frayed emotions over the past month will want to disagree with that statement but the heart remains loyal, ask any fan of Bayern Munich, Liverpool or Real Madrid.

These three clubs – who this season have won their respective domestic leagues – are littered with players and coaches who will forever be held up to the world as poster boys of success and victory, for embracing the club culture, for resonating with the fans, and for being the role models those young lads can look up to.

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