Defender Jason Hoffman

  • Height 189cm
  • Weight 78kg
  • D.O.B. 28/1/89
Jersey Number
3

Biography

3. A Hamilton Olympic junior, Jason Hoffman is one of the most versatile players in the Newcastle Jets squad and is able to do the job almost anywhere on the park.

A member of the 2007/08 Hyundai A-League Championship winning side, Hoffman debuted for the Jets as an 18-year-old in that same season. He’s also spent time at Melbourne City, making 80 appearances.

The highlight of his time so far with the Newcastle Jets would be two grand final appearances: the win over Central Coast Mariners in 2007/08, and of course defeat to Melbourne Victory in 2017/18.

Hoffman’s professional debut was for the Jets: on 2 September 2007, in a 1-1 draw with Brisbane Roar.

QUESTION AND ANSWER:

What is your hidden talent … Can whistle absolutely any tune I hear, whether it be on the radio or wherever

What would you be doing (job-wise) if you weren’t a professional footballer … In some kind of marketing or sports management career as that’s what I’m studying at Uni

Favourite childhood footballing memory … Going to the local park which was Mayfield United, just to play with friends after school. Also, the day my dad welded me my first ever box nets in the backyard which was the greatest gift ever.

The untidiest teammate at the Jets is … Liridon, for leaving his stuff all over my side of the bench.

Who do you think is the best dressed in the team … Jack Duncan. Hands down.

The worst dressed in the team is … Nikolai Topor-Stanley

If you could have any three dinner guests, dead or alive, who would they be and why … Brazilian Ronaldo because he was the first footballing icon I admired, my grandfather and the third one is a tie between my two daughters.

If you were down to your last $20 what would you spend it on and why … Dairy milk chocolate

Favourite holiday destination … The Adriatic Coast of Croatia

Favourite food … The Italian cuisine in general

Favourite Netflix show … Behind her eyes

Does sauce go in the fridge or the cupboard … In my house, the fridge but I disagree with it.

My favourite sport other than football is … Tennis

What are three things on your bucket-list … A white Christmas, see the Northern Lights and to see in the flesh, a real-life wolf.

Who is your celebrity crush … Halle Berry

Favourite superhero … Batman

Signature dish in the kitchen … For breakfast is a green pesto egg dish

A-League 2019/20

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