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Who We Are Is How We Play

I have quit jobs, moved countries and become – to use my friend’s words – an ‘intellectual hobo’ in search of these seven words. Those seven words have consumed my life for 18 months. They are seven words that I believe hold the key to understanding creativity in football players.


‘Who we are is how we play’


These seven words are the conclusion to my thesis; 35,661 words deftly reinterpreted by my ‘old man’ as:

‘You can take the boy out of Liverpool, but you can’t take Liverpool...

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