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Massimo Murdocca : biography

2 September 1984 -

Massimo Murdocca (born 2 September 1984) is an Australian football (soccer) player who plays as a right or central midfielder for the Melbourne Heart in the A-League.

Honors

With Brisbane Roar:

  • A-League Premiership: 2010–2011
  • A-League Championship: 2010–2011

A-League statistics

Last Updated 30 November 2010.

Club Season League1 Cup International2 Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
2005–06 21 1 2 0 0 0 23 1
2006–07 9 0 1 0 0 0 10 0
2007–08 20 0 4 2 0 0 24 2
2008–09 24 0 3 0 0 0 27 0
2009–10 9 0 0 0 0 0 9 0
2010–11 27 1 0 0 0 0 27 1
2011–12 6 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
Total 116 2 10 2 126 4

1 - includes A-League final series statistics 2 - includes FIFA Club World Cup statistics; AFC Champions League statistics are included in season commencing after group stages (i.e. ACL and A-League seasons etc.)

International career

Murdocca represented Australia in the 2003 FIFA World Youth Championship.

Club career

Before joining Brisbane Roar, Murdocca played for South Melbourne in the now defunct National Soccer League.

His midfield partnership with Matt McKay was considered to be an essential part of the Brisbane Roar side during the 2010/2011 championship.

After 8 seasons with the Brisbane Roar with 162 appearances and 3 Goals, Massimo signed a contract to join the Melbourne Heart on a two year deal, following a release from his final year of his contract.

Playing Style

Murdocca is widely known in the A-League for his high work rate and stamina. His low centre of gravity allows him to be quick and agile in his movements on the pitch.

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