Where is Mark Viduka now?
After a nine year spell in English football with Leeds United, Middlesbrough and Newcastle United, legendary Australian player Mark Viduka finally hung up his boots at the age of 34 in 2009.
A prolific scorer at every Premier League club he played for, Viduka was most effective during his time at Leeds United scoring 59 goals in 130 appearances.
Regular viewers of Sky One’s Fantasy Football Club show will have seen that most of Mark Viduka’s ex Leeds United team mates include him within their line ups of the best players that they have played with.
Ex Leeds team mates, Danny Mills, Ian Harte and Paul Robinson included him in their #One2Eleven teams as well as George Boateng who played with Viduka at Middlesbrough.
Since retiring from playing, Mark Viduka has gone back to live in Melbourne in his native Australia but is currently working on obtaining his UEFA coaching badges.
When Viduka originally moved from Melbourne Knights to Croatia Zagreb in 1995, the transfer fee helped fund the renovation of their stadium.
The Melbourne Knights now have a stand named in honour of their prodigal son.
In December 2014 Mark Viduka was inducted into the Football Federation Australia’s Hall of Fame.
Viduka is currently coaching his sons in one of the Melbourne Knights youth sides.
A little-known fact about Mark Viduka is that he is a cousin of Croatian footballer Luca Modric.
Follow Mark Viduka on Twitter @Mark75Viduka
Mark Viduka: Premier League Statistics
|Premier League Teams Played for||Leeds United, Middlesbrough, Newcastle United|
Statistics courtesy of www.premierleague.com