The Bankstown-born midfielder has always seemed to possess qualities beyond his years. It’s why EPL club Everton wanted to sign him to a five-year deal at just 14 and why he made his professional debut for Sydney FC at just 16 years of age.
After injuries and the inconsistency of youth littered his early years in the Hyundai A-League, Antonis has emerged as one of the competition’s most gifted players this season.
With superb skill, creativity and vision, Antonis is very much the complete midfielder and it surely won’t be long until he is snapped up by a big European club.
Has made three appearances for the Socceroos and was a member of the 2015 Asian Cup-winning squad, although he didn’t get on the pitch.
Expect him to get more of a role heading towards the next World Cup though.