Ben Halloran

Cairns born and Brisbane raised, Ben joined the Queensland Academy of Sport before he became a member of Gold Coast United’s inaugural National Youth League squad.

The 21-year-old burst onto the scene with Gold Coast United in 2010 where he spent two years before moving to Brisbane Roar in 2012.

Halloran’s enjoyed a breakout 2012-13 season with the Roar playing 27 matches for the club before securing a move German Bundesliga II club Fortuna Dusseldorf in May 2013.

Halloran’s career has flourished since moving to Germany having made 18 appearances for his club side which has included five goals.

The former under-20 international was selected for the Socceroos friendly with Ecuador in February but forced to withdraw from the clash through injury.

Halloran’s blistering speed and crossing ability from wide areas are his key strengths and he is certainly one to look out for in the future.