A team of excellent players who play in isolation will always lose to a team of good players who play united.
When players play for themselves, their ability is additive; when they play in unison, for eachother and for the team, their abilities mulitply.
A captain’s role is to eking out the best performance from every player through motivation and example.
The coach’s role is create harmony between them, through insightful, strategic planning and elegant design.
Teams which synergise and shine are always greater than the sum of their parts. The job of a leader is to realise that potential.