He plays the middle of the middle five in their 3-5-2 formation. He is the defensive general, the playmaker. As he goes, so goes the team. Yet he is not alone, the other ten on the field need to be in synch with him. They need to understand each other, which way to pass, when not to.
What about your line up?
Who is your playmaker?
Who is your 'go to' person when the going gets tough?