19 Facts About Alex Brosque


Alex Jason Brosque is an Australian former professional footballer who was the captain of A-League club Sydney FC.


Alex Brosque played primarily as a striker but played predominantly as a midfielder in central midfield during his time in Japan.


Alex Brosque was immediately loaned out to Belgian club Westerlo where he struggled due to an ankle injury, making only sixteen appearances and scoring two goals.


Alex Brosque won the inaugural Reebok Golden Boot along with Stewart Petrie, Archie Thompson and Bobby Despotovski with 8 goals.


On 11 February 2006 Alex Brosque announced his move to then champions Sydney FC.


Alex Brosque scored his first A-League goal for Sydney FC against Perth Glory in round 17.


Alex Brosque scored two crucial braces against Perth Glory and Central Coast Mariners which gained Sydney some valuable points during the season.


Alex Brosque scored 2 of the 5 goals scored by Sydney against Los Angeles Galaxy at Telstra Stadium in November 2007.


Alex Brosque continued to be a regular for Sydney FC entering into his third season with the club.


Alex Brosque was capped in his 100th game for Sydney FC during the Round 14 game against Perth Glory at Parramatta Stadium.


On 26 September 2012, Alex Brosque joined UAE Pro-League side Al Ain on a two-year contract.


Alex Brosque made 39 appearances for the Emirates side and scored 14 goals.


On 26 June 2014, Alex Brosque rejoined his former club Sydney FC on a two-year contract, after being released from Al Ain.


On 18 October 2014, Alex Brosque played in his first Sydney Derby and scored the winning goal in the 79th minute.


Alex Brosque represented Australia at the 2003 FIFA World Youth Championship where they reached the second round.


In 2004, Alex Brosque made his senior international debut for Australia against Fiji in the OFC Nations Cup, where he made three appearances.


On 9 November 2009, Alex Brosque was called up to the senior national team as an injury replacement for Joshua Kennedy.


On 15 December 2010, Alex Brosque was selected in the preliminary 50-man squad for the 2011 Asian Cup in January.


Many people believed that he would be selected in the final 23-man squad, after Joshua Kennedy and Archie Thompson were both injured, but Alex Brosque was then ruled out with an injury himself, costing him a chance to represent Australia for the first time in an international competition.