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CAPTAIN KOLAROV

Looking for a hard-nosed leader who can have a bit of fun with cultural stereotyping? Aleksandar Kolarov is your man. While at Man City in 2013 the attack-minded defender—whose crisp crosses will feed Fulham's Aleksandar Mitrović in Russia—recorded a Christmas video in which he sternly read "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town" after requesting a "dark" backdrop with "maybe a couple of wolves." (YouTube it: Kolarov Christmas.) Now there's an inspirational figure.