Forward Tomi Juric
- Height 191cm
- Weight 85kg
- D.O.B. 22/7/91
- Born Auburn
Previous clubs: Croatia Sesvete, NK Lokomotiva, Inter Zapresic, Adelaide United, Western Sydney Wanderers, Roda JC
Caltex Socceroos cap number: 561
Debut: 20/07/2013 v South Korea
Juric began his career in Croatia before signing a short-term deal with Adelaide United in 2013.
A strong start to his Hyundai A-League career paved the way for a switch to Western Sydney Wanders and subsequently a path into the Caltex Socceroos, his progress fuelled by an influential role in Wanderers' remarkable AFC Champions League triumph in 2014.
Strong, powerful and good in the air, Juric heads to Russia as Australia's likely starting striker after honing his game with Dutch outfit Roda JC and now FC Luzern.
Best Caltex Socceroos moment:
Juric notably came off the bench in the 2015 AFC Asian Cup final to set up the extra-time winner for James Troisi, while he grabbed a special goal of his in the FIFA Confederations Cup clash with Germany.
Hyundai A-League connection:
An alumnus of both Adelaide and Western Sydney Wanderers, Juric also played and scored for the Foxtel A-League All Stars against Italian giants Juventus in 2014.
Did you know?
Juric believes his younger brother Deni, an Australia Under-23 international, is even more technically gifted than himself.
World Cup 2018
Aussies Abroad: an opening day goal for the Wizard of Oz
Some of our Caltex Socceroos were back in action overnight, as the likes of the English Championship and Scottish Premiership got back underway. There was an opening-day goal, a competitive debut, and late heartbreak for some of our overseas Aussies. Here’s what went down.
Socceroos' forward tipped for European top tier
The Caltex Socceroos have been blessed in the striking department in the recent past. Mark Viduka, Harry Kewell and John Aloisi have all flown the Australian flag in Europe's big leagues and carved a path for younger generations to follow. And according to new Western Sydne
Juric backs front line to fire against Peru
Tomi Juric has forged a career out of taking chances. An AFC Champions League match-winner for Western Sydney Wanderers in 2014, difference-maker for the national side in the 2015 Asian Cup. On the eve of the Socceroos' biggest match in recent memory, the 26-year-old is on
France defeat has bolstered belief: Sainsbury
The Socceroos may have been ousted by France on Saturday night, but defender Trent Sainsbury says the 2-1 defeat against Les Bleus has only fortified belief among the Australian squad. Australia's vice captain was immense at the back for Bert van Marwijk's side in their Group
Caltex Socceroos squad: Attackers
Bert van Marwijk has settled on his 23-man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ with the attacking options sure to excite Caltex Socceroos fans. The seven players to have made the cut for Russia offer a good mix of speed, power, flair and – most importantly – goals, Here’s a
Huge disparity highlights Caltex Socceroos' four-year transformation
It's the 260-match gap that could make all the difference in Russia. Hardened by a gruelling qualifying campaign that began three years ago, the Caltex Socceroos head to the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ stocked with the know-how of a combined 669 international appearances. That num
Day 9 Wrap: Juric training update as final players arrive
The Caltex Socceroos got back out on the training park in Antalya, Turkey with two new players joining in Bert van Marwijk’s lone session of the day. With players also engaging in a media session – with headshots taken ahead of the FIFA World Cup, there was also positive news
Squad Status: Unheralded attacker’s rich scoring season
Caltex Socceroos boss Bert van Marwijk has confirmed his extended 26-man squad which will assemble in Turkey for a crucial pre-FIFA World Cup training camp. We’ve already looked at the options in goal, at the back and in midfield so today it’s the turn of the attackers. And
Aussies Abroad: Rogic shines as Celtic held
Tom Rogic will head into Caltex Socceroos camp this week with another impressive 90 minutes under his belt as Celtic were held to a draw against Motherwell in the SPL overnight. Despite dominating the match and having double the shots at goal than their hosts, the Hoops were u
Juric finds the net for Luzern in Switzerland
Caltex Socceroos striker Tomi Juric scored a sensational goal as FC Luzern came from behind to record a superb away win in the Swiss Super League on Monday morning (AEDT). Luzern trailed from the 20th minute against Grasshopper and looked on course for a narrow defeat until Ju
Aussies Abroad: Vukovic stars as Genk draw in Belgium
Caltex Socceroos keeper Danny Vukovic has helped Racing Genk earn a draw at high-flying Sporting Charleroi in Belgium’s First Division overnight (AEDT). Vukovic made three excellent saves to preserve a point for the visitors at the Stade du Pays de Charleroi. Genk fell behi