Socceroos Podcast | Jackson Irvine: 10 month journey back to football
On the latest episode of The Socceroos Podcast we chat with Socceroo cap #568, Jackson Irvine.
After spending 10 months without playing a game of football, Jackson Irvine recently signed with Scottish Premiership side Hibernian where he’s already made an impact alongside fellow Socceroos teammate Martin Boyle.
But Jackson’s journey this past year hasn’t been without enormous challenges.
READ: From a foiled homecoming to training with Harry Kewell: How Jackson Irvine rebounded from his ten-month hiatus
READ: Irvine assists Boyle in Scotland
The 27-year-old takes us through how he dealt with the mental and physical tasks of keeping himself fit while searching for a new club in a COVID world.
He also chats Socceroos, training with Harry Kewell, his Simpsons tattoo that went viral overnight and much more.
Jackson’s journey over the last year provides an important lesson for all who want to become professional footballers. No matter what the situation is: never give up.
*This podcast was recorded prior to his two assists against Dundee United.