Our 2018 Macca’s Golden Ball Ambassadors represent some of the biggest names in Australian football. Winners could be lucky enough to meet them on Grand Final day!

Robbie Slater

Robbie Slater is an English-born former Australian professional football player and current sports commentator for Fox Sports. Careers highlights include playing in a Blackburn side that won the English Premier League in 1995, and 44 caps for the Socceroos. In 2005, Slater was inducted into the FFA Hall of Fame.

Travis Dodd

Travis Dodd is a former Socceroo, Adelaide Reds and Perth Glory Hyundai A-League talent. In 2006, Dodd became the first Indigenous player to score an international goal, during the AFC Asian Cup. During the 2017/18 season, Dodd joined the Westfield W-League team Adelaide United as an assistant coach.

Luke Brattan

Luke Brattan currently plays for the Hyundai A-League club Melbourne City FC. Born in England, Brattan moved to Australia at a young age, making his professional debut at the age of 19 for Brisbane Roar. Brattan spent several seasons with Brisbane Roar FC before leaving the club in 2015. Brattan appeared several times for the Australian U-20 team and has been called up to the squad of the Australian senior side.

Josh Risdon

Josh Risdon is an Australian professional football player who currently plays as a right back for Hyundai A-League club Western Sydney Wanderers FC. Risdon has represented the Socceroos on four occasions, debuting in 2015 in a 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying match against Bangladesh.

Ivan Franjic

Ivan Franjic is an Australian football player who plays for Brisbane Roar FC in the Hyundai A League as a defender. In December 2012, Franjic made his international debut for the Socceroos, featuring in the 2014 FIFA World Cup and 2015 AFC Asian Cup.