Midfielder Ajdin Hrustic
- Height 183cm
- Weight 78kg
- 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
‘I felt really confident’: How Hrustic used Europa League Final experience in Socceroos' shootout against Peru
Having slotted home a penalty in Eintracht Frankfurt's Europa League final shootout a month prior, Socceroos midfielder Ajdin Hrustic used that experience to boost his confidence before his spot kick against Peru. After coming on as an extra-time substitute in the Eur
WATCH: Hrustic volley seals 2-1 victory over UAE
The Socceroos have set up a winner-takes-all match-up against Peru after defeating the UAE 2-1 at the Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium in Doha to progress in FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022? qualificatio... Australia's hopes of reaching the 2022 World Cup in Qatar remain firmly alive. A late
Hrustic hoping to channel former Socceroo to ‘step up’ against UAE
Fresh from becoming the first Australian men's player to take the field and win a major European trophy since Harry Kewell, Ajdin Hrustic is now hoping to emulate the former Socceroo in Green and Gold. Hrustic lifted the Europa League with Eintracht Frankfurt in Sevil
Hrustic keeps his cool in shootout as Eintracht Frankfurt win Europa League
Ajdin Hrustic has this morning lifted the Europa League with Eintracht Frankfurt in Seville, becoming the first Socceroo to win a European trophy in over a decade. The Socceroo was in the thick of the action late on as Eintracht overcame Rangers in the decider. Hrustic was
Hrustic eyeing ‘dream’ Europa League final success
As Eintracht Frankfurt prepare to play their first European final in 42 years when they face Rangers on Thursday morning at 5am (AEST), Socceroos midfielder Ajdin Hrustic is ready to shine on the big stage. When Hrustic left Melbourne as a 14-year-old to chase a professional
Looking back: The Socceroos who have played in European finals
As Ajdin Hrustic prepares for a UEFA Europa League Final with Eintracht Frankfurt, we look back on the Socceroos who have played in European cup finals over the years. Hrustic's Frankfurt side go head to head with Rangers at Seville's Estadio Ramón Sánchez-Pizjuán in the 2021
Aussies Abroad Preview: Hrustic closes in on European final, Rogic & Genreau eye titles
Tom Rogic and Denis Genreau could take a huge step towards etching themselves into the history books this weekend, while Ajdin Hrustic is on the verge of a European final. Rogic's Celtic will need to overcome Old Firm rivals Rangers to go nine points clear with three matches
Aussies Abroad Preview: Hrustic's historic Camp Nou victory, Genreau one week from promotion
As fans prepare for a long weekend of festivities, many of our Socceroos look forward to a crucial round of domestic and continental football. Ajdin Hrustic kicked the celebrations off early on Thursday night, after a famous victory over Barcelona in the Europa League quarter
Aussies Abroad Preview: FC Barcelona awaits for Hrustic, Asian Champions League kicks-off
As the season draws to a close in many countries, the continental campaign is only starting to heat up for many of our Socceroos stars. A trip to the Camp Nou stands in the way of a Europa League semi-final, for Ajdin Hrustic and Eintracht Frankfurt. While the Asian Champio
‘I like to think I'm a player for a big game’: Hrustic eyeing key role against Japan
As the Socceroos gear up for a mammoth clash at Stadium Australia on March 24, Ajdin Hrustic is hoping to fulfill a childhood dream. After impressing with his finely-tuned technical skills, eye for defence-splitting passes and dead-ball ability, Hrustic has quickly become a k
WATCH: Ajdin Hrustic - 10 Years of Hard Work
Ajdin Hrustic has come a long way since departing Melbourne as a teenager a decade ago. Now a Socceroos mainstay based with Bundesliga club Eintracht Frankfurt, we caught up with the midfielder to take in the German city he calls home. Watch Ajdin's open, honest chat in th
‘I didn't expect it’: Hrustic reflects on stunning Bundesliga brace
Socceroos midfielder Ajdin Hrustic scored two goals on his return to club football to help Eintracht Frankfurt secure their first Bundesliga win of 2022. After returning from international duty with the Socceroos, Hrustic came off the bench at halftime to give his Eintracht Fr