Midfielder Ajdin Hrustic
- Height 183cm
- Weight 70kg
- D.O.B. 5/7/96
- Born Melbourne
Debut: 13/06/2017 v Brazil
Socceroos Cap Number: 589
Caps (Goals): 7 (1)
Current Club: Eintracht Frankfurt
Previous clubs: Gronigen
Ajdin Hrustic has broken into the Socceroos’ midfielder, injecting a classy touch and knack for set-piece taking into the squad.
The Melbourne-born midfielder moved overseas as a teenager and featured in Nottingham Forest, Austria Wien and Schalke 04’s youth systems before breaking through at Dutch Eredivisie outfit FC Groningen.
Hrustic made his first team debut for Groningen in 2017 and made over 50 appearances for the side before earning a move to German Bundesliga outfit Eintracht Frankfurt.
Hrustic's 64 appearances for Groningen's first team produced four goals four goals and four assists, leading to the midfielder's move to Frankfurt where Hrrustic played 11 times in his debut campaign in 2020/21, scoring one goal.
Weeks after scoring his first Bundesliga goal, Hrustic earned his first start for the Socceroos against Kuwait.
In a 3-0 victory, he won a penalty in the first half and stepped up to curl home a stunning free kick in the second.
Qualifying World Cup 2022
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