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Thomas Müller’s leadership role with Germany is not much different than at Bayern Munich

Thomas Müller’s presence is important for a number of reasons with Germany.

Germany Training Session Photo by Martin Rose/Getty Images

Bayern Munich star Thomas Müller will never change...at least not his vocal style on the pitch.

While not the captain for Bayern Munich or for Germany, Müller plays a key role in playing the role of “player-coach” while on the pitch in helping the team communicate and stay cohesive.

It is a role, which Müller feels is vital to a team’s success.

“As soon as I’m on the pitch, I try to get into position as best I can. Then it’s a matter of working with commands as well. I’m someone who is more confident in addressing others. I try not to come across as lecturing, but to pass on pertinent information. In general, I try to implement that on the pitch,” Müller said as captured by SPOX. “There is also positive feedback. I’ve heard that I infect games with it. I also demand that I get commands from other players.”

Müller’s role for Germany these days is especially important as the team tries to meld a younger generation with a veteran core.