Mark Bresciano


Mark Bresciano Bio

Who is Mark Bresciano

Mark Bresciano commonly known as "Marco" is an Australian football player who has represented Australian youth at various levels and currently plays for Qatar Stars League side Al-Gharafa as a midfielder.

Early Life (Childhood)

He was born to an Italian father and a Croatian mother. He started playing football locally and then later in 1995, moved to the first team of Victorian Premier League side Whittlesea Zebras, when he was 15 years old.

Interesting Facts

At the age of 19 he played senior club football in Italy. He earns wage of 500,000 € from his current playing club Al- Gharafa . He can play very well as a forward and in the central or right mid field as well.

Personal Life

In May 2006, he married his childhood love Renée Capitanio in Heidelberg,Victoria,Melbourne. This couple has 2 daughters, Alessia born in Feb 2007 and Montana born in May 2009.


In 1997 FIFA U-17 World Championship qualifying campaign, he featured conspicuously in the Australian national team scoring five goals. He is also included in Australia’s 15 best Soccer players of all time.


Mark has been dragged to a great controversy after FIFA bans for his transfer to Qatari club Al-Gharafa.