Professional soccer team Gwangju FC announced on the 31st that it has recruited Australian central defender Popovich .Born in 2002, Popovich joined Adelaide United in the Australian A-League in 2018 and developed his skills in the second-team team before making his official professional debut in the 2021-2022 season. He was also selected as an A-League All-Star in 2022.
The Gwangju club introduced that he, who was selected for the Australian under-17 and under-22 national teams, has a physique of 184 cm and 83 kg and has strengths such as speed, space coverage, one-on-one defensive ability, and defensive line leading ability. Popovich said, “I was interested in watching Gwangju soccer, and I thought it was a team where I could develop my soccer skills while experiencing Korean culture. I want to join the team quickly and meet the fans, and the team will be better than last season.” “I want to help show 슬롯게이밍 that,” he said.