Midfielder Massimo Luongo
- Height 176cm
- D.O.B. 25/9/92
- Born Sydney
Club: Queens Park Rangers
Previous clubs: Tottenham Hotspur, Ipswich Town (loan), Swindon Town, Queens Park Rangers, Sheffield Wednesday
Caltex Socceroos cap number: 571
Debut: 05/03/2014 v Ecuador.
He signed with the Championship side in 2015 following a strong apprenticeship with Tottenham and Swindon Town, impressing Ange Postecoglou enough at the latter for a place among the 23 that headed to Brazil four years ago.
The Sydney talent used that experience to star at the 2015 AFC Asian Cup and three years on he looks ready to impress at another major event.
Best Caltex Socceroos moment:
Buoyed by his trip to Brazil, Luongo was sensational on home soil the following January: scoring the opener in the AFC Asian Cup Final and defying all expectations to win the Most Valuable Player award.
Did you know?
Luongo is of mixed heritage, coming from an Italian father and Indonesian mother.
International Friendly 2022/2023
Aussies Abroad: Robertson and Luongo score, Irvine and Metcalfe's top-of-the-table clash
Alexander Robertson and Massimo Luongo were on the scoresheet midweek in England while Jackson Irvine and Connor Metcalfe are shaping up for a top-of-the-table clash in Germany's 2 Bundesliga over the weekend. Check out our wrap of all the mid week action and preview of what is t
Massimo Luongo delighted to be back in Socceroos camp
After more than four years away from the Subway Socceroos set-up and almost five since his last cap, Massimo Luongo is thrilled to be back on international duty.The midfielder made his debut in 2014 and has gone on to win 43 caps and score six goals for his country, while being n
Aussies Abroad: Ryan shuts out Wolves, Leckie returns in Germany
Mat Ryan kept a clean sheet to earn Brighton & Hove Albion a spirited draw at Wolves, while Mathew Leckie made his Bundesliga comeback for Hertha Berlin. Socceroos number one Ryan made a sharp save from Wolverhampton Wanderers' top scorer Raul Jimenez in the closing stage as t
Aussies Abroad: Rogic and Celtic advance to Scottish Cup semis, Sainsbury helps Maccabi Haifa to big win
Tom Rogic's Celtic joined Martin Boyle's Hibernian in the semi finals of the Scottish Cup following a 1-0 win against St Johnstone. The Socceroos attackers could be set for a showdown at Hampden Park after they were drawn on opposite sides of the final four schedule. Scotti
Aussies Abroad: Sainsbury nets first goal in Israel, Ryan and Mooy held to draw
Trent Sainsbury scored his first goal in 16 months, and his maiden strike for Maccabi Haifa, in a 4-0 win to keep up pace at the top of the Israeli Premier League. The Socceroos defender last scored for PSV Eindhoven in a 4-0 Dutch Cup win against Excelsior in September 2018,
Aussies Abroad preview: Ryan and Mooy primed for battle against Aston Villa
Mat Ryan and Aaron Mooy head into a important clash in race for Premier League survival as Brighton & Hove Albion host Aston Villa in the early hours of Sunday morning (AEDT). The Socceroos duo and Graham Potter's side sit in 14th position, three points above the Villains, who
Aussies Abroad: Luongo's Owls stun Championship leaders
Massimo Luongo's Sheffield Wednesday have taken a big step in their quest for promotion to the Premier League following an upset away win against Leeds United. Luongo's side leapt into the English Championship's playoff positions following an against-the-odds 2-0 away win over
Socceroos weekend preview: Mooy and Ryan aiming for Premier League bounce back at Everton
After a shock exit in the FA Cup last weekend, Aaron Mooy and Mat Ryan turn their attention back to Premier League matters as they prepare to take on Carlo Ancelotti's resurgent Everton. The Socceroos pair were both rested from the FA Cup loss to Sheffield Wednesday but are su
Aussies Abroad: Luongo and Irvine advance in FA Cup
Massimo Luongo and Jackson Irvine are eyeing FA Cup Fourth Round ties as the fabled knockout competition took centre stage in England. Luongo played a full 90 minutes for Sheffield Wednesday as they upset Brighton & Hove Albion 1-0 at the AMEX, with fellow Socceroos Aaron Mooy
Aussies Abroad: Irvine’s late goal earns Hull dramatic win
Jackson Irvine struck a last-minute winner on his 100th appearance for Hull City to earn the Tigers a 2-1 win at Queens Park Rangers. Hull came from behind to stun the west London side in the 89th-minute at Loftus Road, as a deft touch by the Caltex Socceroos midfielder redire
Aussies Abroad Preview: Mooy, Ryan aim to end Brighton's winless run, Rogic in Old Firm derby
Aaron Mooy and Mat Ryan will seek to sign off 2019 on a high as Brighton host Bournemouth, while the Old Firm rivals collide as Tom Rogic's Celtic face Rangers. Graham Potter's Brighton & Hove Albion are aiming to end a run of back-to-back defeats and a four-match winless skid