Goalkeeper Paul Izzo
- Height 185cm
- Weight 81kg
- D.O.B. 6/1/95
- Born Adelaide
Current Club: Xanthi FC
Previous clubs: Central Coast Mariners, Adelaide United
26-year-old goalkeeper Paul Izzo is a well-known figure for A-League fans.
A South Australian native, Izzo rose through the ranks at Campbelltown City, before spending time with the A.I.S and then Adelaide United’s academy.
It was with the Reds Izzo enjoyed his senior debut, before moving up to Central Coast Mariners after a handful of appearances at his hometown club.
On the Coast, he established himself as a number one and one of the league’s most impressive young goalkeepers.
A return to Adelaide Followed, where 78 appearances between 2017 and 2020 proved to be the springboard to a European move to Greek club Xanthi.
Having previously represented the Joeys, Young Socceroos and Olyroos at youth level, Izzo is set for his first senior call-up in September 2021.
Qualifying World Cup 2022
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This September, there will be three new faces gunning for a debut in the Socceroos' defensive unit. Graham Arnold announced his 27-man squad for Australia's upcoming FIFA World Cup Qualifiers, featuring three potential debutants in Callum Elder, Paul Izzo and Ryan Strain. A