He is also known as Long Ball Luke. He is counted among some of the boundless Australian footballers who played for in the Russian Premier League, and is currently involved with Australia National Association football team and FC Dynamo Moscow.Early Life (Childhood)
He started his career through his home town club Albion Park from Albion Park High School then moved on to Wollongong Wolves youth setup . He then spent a year at the AIS football program, moved overseas and was part of Middlesbrough's youth system.Interesting Facts
He mostly plays as a right back defender numbered with the jersey No.23. He represented the Australian national team 79 times and has scored 8 goals for his team. His current estimated salary is 10 million USD, and is current market value is 2.500.000 €.Personal Life
He has some good foreign friends such as Brad Jones, Mark Schwarzer, Juninho and Joseph-Desire Job.He is still Unmarried, does have a girlfriend as they all do, her name is currently disclosed to be Sally and seems they are happy together.Achievement
He proved to be a vital asset in 2010 FIFA World Cup, sending in a total of 18 crosses for the tournament, represented Australia at youth level in his career.He was claimed to be one of the most technically gifted and described as a "modern player" .Rumor
He was given his nick name for kicking long balls, rather than passing. He loves to spend a lot of time on the bench. He thinks that the future looked uncertain and there are ruomers that enjoys to talk on every deails and topics with Steve McClaren.