Midfielder Luka Prso
- D.O.B. 22/1/01
21. As a 14-year-old he travelled overseas with his parents and the highly-rated Prso spent time in both the Dinamo Zagreb and Bayern Munich academy systems.
Eligible to represent Australia, Croatia, and Serbia, Prso was called up to play for Serbia’s Under-15s as a teenager.
But the midfielder, who idolised the likes of Mark Viduka and Harry Kewell as a kid, loved his time with Gary van Egmond’s team and is committed to the green and gold.
He impressed in his Young Socceroos debut in February, 2020.
The tall, rangy midfielder was born in Sydney’s west and started playing for Castle Hill at the age of seven and then spent four years with the Football NSW Institute.
He move to England where he spent time with the highly-rated Southampton Football Academy and then Croatia and Dinamo Zagreb.
He returned to Australia after being loaned out by Croatian side NK Osijek.
QUESTION AND ANSWER
If I wasn’t a footballer, I would be... working with coffee. My dad wanted to take me into the coffee business. I think I would be roasting coffee.
The messiest teammate is ... Lucas Mauragis
The best dressed in the team ... Lachie Jackson would be one. Liri, for sure. Tete has got some nice drip.
Favourite food is ... chicken schnitzel
Sauce goes in the ... fridge.
Favourite sport other than football is ... tennis.
Three things on my bucket list ... travel to every continent, go sky diving and learn to ski
Celebrity crush... Georgia smith
Favourite superhero... Spider-Man