Brett Emerton

Where is Brett Emerton now?

Ex Blackburn Rovers legend Brett Emerton retired from playing in 2014 due to persistent back problems after two and a half years playing in his native Australia for Sydney FC.

Able to play as a wide midfielder or a defender and a master of the backheel, Emerton playing professionally for 18 years making over 500 appearances winning the UEFA Cup during his time at Feyenoord.

A former Australia national team captain, he is the third most capped player in the country’s history with 95 appearances and 20 goals and he represented them at the 2000 Olympic Games and the 2006 and 2010 FIFA World Cup finals.

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Upon retiring from playing, Emerton stayed in Australia and spent two years working as an ambassador for Football Federation Australia which he says he enjoyed as it kept him in the game.

He is also heavily involved in properties, something which he invested in during his playing days, and has now amassed a healthy portfolio which he also manages.

Aside from his current business interests Emerton has admitted that he is just enjoying retirement and spending time with his family.

Since 2017 he has been working as an ambassador for Hyundai A-League side Macarthur South West United.

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Brett Emerton: Premier League Statistics

Goals Scored13
Yellow Cards28
Red Cards1
Premier League Teams Played forBlackburn Rovers

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