The sun does not shine from his rear end, nor his name land in many headlines.
Kids don’t ask for his name on their jersey, his face isn’t slapped on the side of buses.
And yet Alex Wilkinson is the reason all that happens to other players.
Other players get better, get fame, win trophies.
Wilkinson is the best player you rarely talk about, unless you play with, or against him.
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Wanderers coach, Carl Robinson: ”I didn’t realise how good a player he was until you play against him.”
Golden Boot winner Jamie Maclaren: “The way he moves, it feels he’s two steps ahead of you, forcing you have to be three steps ahead”
Socceroos coach Graham Arnold: “He’s a dream to coach.”
Now is the point a quote from Alex…