Defender Matthew Jurman

  • Height 190cm
  • Weight 85kg
  • D.O.B. 8/12/89
  • Born Wollongong
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Club: Al-Ittihad Club

Previous clubs: Sydney Olympic, Sydney FC, Brisbane Roar, Suwon Bluewings

Caltex Socceroos cap number: 591

Debut: 05/10/2017 v Syria

In just over six months Jurman has gone from highly-regarded K-League defender to potential FIFA World Cup starter.

His move to Korea was made by possible three and a half solid seasons with Sydney FC, having previously struggled to break through at the Sky Blues.

The left-sided stopper's desire for first-team football led him to Brisbane Roar, with whom he won a championship in his maiden season.

Best Caltex Socceroos moment:

A late-comer to the Caltex Socceroos, Jurman debuted in October 2017 and impressed with his performances in the crunch in qualifying matches against Syria and Honduras.

Hyundai A-League connection:

Jurman racked up 130 appearances across 10 seasons in the Hyundai A-League and formed part of two Grand Final-winning squads.

Did you know?

The Wollongong junior took out the fan-voted K-League Newcomer of the Year award for his 2017 season.

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