After starting the Asian Cup 2015 behind left back Aziz Behich, Davidson got his chance and showed what he could do with some super showings.
Davidson became a hero during the Asian Cup semi-final against UAE with his clinical finish at the back post sealing progression to a home final and eventual title.
Jason - son of former Socceroo Alan - made a name for himself in two years spent at Dutch Eredivisie side Heracles before his performances for the Socceroos at the 2014 World Cup earned a move to English Premier League side West Bromwich Albion.
At 23 years old with already 17 Socceroos caps to his name, expect Davidson to be tearing up and down the left flank for years to come with the opportunity to appear at the next two World Cups in Russia and Qatar.
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