Marcus Antonsson: “They expect me to make a difference”
Swedish striker Marcus Antonsson talks about life as an international professional in Australia and Western Sydney Wanderers.
Marcus Antonsson left IFK Värnamo after the successful season in Allsvenskan last year.
Now the club’s address was Saudi Arabian Al-Adalah, but this summer the 32-year-old moved on to Australia and Western Sydney Wanderers.
“I didn’t know Australian rules football before, but it felt good how the club sold itself. There is a good team morale and you want to make a professional effort to win the league this season and that has exceeded my expectations by far, says Antonsson to Barometern.
League play begins on October 21. The striker has signed a two-year contract.
“They have brought me here as a player with experience from Europe and who will score goals.
“They have brought me here as a player with experience from Europe and who will score goals. They expect me to make a difference. As long as I play football, I want to develop and my ambition is to become the best version of me and I already feel that this environment means that I have great opportunities, he says to Barometern.