Forward James Troisi
- Height 176cm
- Weight 75kg
- D.O.B. 3/7/88
- Born Adelaide
Former Melbourne Victory Golden Boot winner James Troisi returned to the club for his second stint in August 2016.
Troisi, who scored 12 goals in 29 Hyundai A-League appearances for Victory in 2013/14, cut short his contract with Chinese side Liaoning Whowin to reunite with Victory.
Prior to his time in China, Troisi played for Al Ittihad in Saudi Arabia and Zulte Waregem in Belgium. He also had a short stint in Italy's Serie A with Atalanta in 2012/13, following three seasons at Kayserispor in Turkey.
Troisi, who made his Socceroos debut in 2008, famously scored the winning goal in extra time of the 2015 AFC Asian Cup Final to help Australia lift the trophy for the first time.
Troisi was a runner up in the 2016/2017 Victory Medal after making 26 league appearances.
MVFC Appearances (as at the start of the 2017/2018 season)
Hyundai A-League: 55 appearances
AFC Champions League: 6 appearances
Westfield FFA Cup: 4 appearances
Total: 65 appearances
Hyundai A-League 2018/19
Troisi: It was a massive reaction
Following another helter skelter encounter, James Troisi is looking forward to a traditional lead-in to Saturday’s Australia Day blockbuster against Sydney FC. The attacker found himself in the thick of the action in Melbourne Victory’s 3-3 draw with Wellington Phoenix on Sun
Report: Victory 3-3 Wellington
Melbourne Victory came from two goals behind in the second half to share the points with Wellington Phoenix at AAMI Park. Sum...ry Victory missed the chance to bridge the gap on Perth Glory but remain second on the Hyundai A-League table, while the Phoenix extend its unbeate
Troisi and Antonis secure vital three points
Terry Antonis and James Troisi were the heroes for Kevin Muscat’s Melbourne Victory last night, their second half strikes securing a vital three points and keeping the pressure on ladder-leaders Perth Glory. Antonis was named man of the match for his display, while Troisi prod
Troisi prepared for fiery Derby
Melbourne Victory forward James Troisi is expecting Saturday’s Christmas Derby to be fiery, but he wouldn’t have it any other way. “The intensity lifts 20-30% [for a Derby], so it’s never an easy game,” said the Melbourne Victory number 10. “We don’t want to be complacent,
Troisi relishing playmaker role
Melbourne Victory midfielder James Troisi is relishing his role as a playmaker within Kevin Muscat’s new-look formation and believes this week’s home clash with Central Coast is the perfect opportunity to build on a last weekend's win. “[The squad] is feeling good, we’ve recov
Injured Athiu to miss Newcastle trip
Kevin Muscat looks set to shuffle his forward line for Saturday's trip to Newcastle after Kenny Athiu was ruled out of the travelling squad. Athiu was forced from the field with a hamstring injury in the Round 2 clash with Perth Glory at AAMI Park. “Kenny will be 4-5 weeks
Milligan, Troisi help Socceroos reach World Cup
Melbourne Victory duo Mark Milligan and James Troisi helped the Caltex Socceroos qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Wednesday night. Milligan, 32, played a key role in midfield before being replaced by Victory team-mate Troisi in the 89th minute of the 3-1 win over Hondura