Defender Alessandro La Verghetta
- D.O.B. 6/1/01
- Born Perth, WA
PARAROOS CAP NUMBER: 48
DEBUT: 3/08/2016 v Iran
My background is Italian, my family is crazy about football, which lead me into playing soccer at a young age.
As an individual I have face many challenges over the course of school and football, challenges like bullying and not being included in social activities. Through this, it has put me through a lot of emotions like sadness.
Through my journey in Paralympic football I have faced many obstacles, like being selected for a tour and then the next year not being selected. I have achieved lots of goals within a short space of time, which has been wonderful and I’m very grateful for my opportunity to represent Australia in the sport I love.
I have many goals that I have achieved and wish to achieve in the near future, for example my ultimate goal is to one day captain Australia in Paralympic football.