‘Leader, legend, captain’: Tributes flow for retiring Brosque

It's going to be an end of an era at Sydney FC after news that skipper Alex Brosque will pull the curtain down on his 18-year professional career come the end of the Hyundai A-League season.

Brosque will leave the club as the Sky Blues’ most successful ever captain, as well as being the club’s greatest-ever scorer and appearance maker.

News of the 35-year-old’s decision to retire has led to a groundswell of reaction from teammates, rivals and fans on social media.

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We’ve got some of the best reaction to Brosque’s retirement announcement.

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A number of Brosque’s current and former teammates led the tributes.





Having had the opportunity to share the pitch with Brosque during his last season with the Sky Blues also led to a number of Steve Corica's squad to continue the tributes.


Brosque has left an indelible impact with all aspects of football during his career, with members of the media also lavishing praise on the 21-cap Caltex Socceroos attacker.

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