Massimo Luongo Player of the 2015 Asian Cup
Sydney – Massimo Luongo complete title along Australia’s 2015 Asian Cup with individual titles. 22-year-old midfielder was selected as the best player of the tournament.
Luongo became one of the heroes of the Australian victory in the final match against South Korea at Stadium Australia, Sydney, Saturday (01/31/2015). In a match that ended with a score of 2-1, the Luongo scored the opener Australia victory ahead of the end of the first half.
It was the second goal scored in the tournament Luongo. One more goal he created when Australia 4-1 win over Kuwait in the opening match of Group A. In addition to the two goals, Luongo also contributed four assists – the most players in the tournament along with the United Arab Emirates, Abdulrahman.
Throughout the tournament, Luongo won the trust of coach Ange Postecoglou to escort the Socceroos midfield. Players who strengthens –klub Swindon Town League division three Inggris– it always appears as a starter in six games that acted Australia since the group stage to final.
Luongo is predicted as a promising young player from Australia. Since making his debut for Australia in March 2014, the Italian-Indonesian blooded players had been collected 11 caps and two goals.
“This is a great tournament, I hope to definitely not as much as I can but it is. I am very grateful for what has happened in this tournament and all players performed very well,” said Luongo on the official website of the tournament.
“(The fans) help, almost 80,000 and the incredible atmosphere. For me, being part of this, part of the title that we can, it’s special and scored more special, it’s like a dream,” he added.