Players like Italian great Alessandro Del Piero, center right, have made their way to Australia's A-League after accomplished careers in Europe.
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Paul Reid of the Rockdale City Suns, FFA CEO David Gallop and former Australia standout Brett Emerton pose with the FFA Cup trophy in February.
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Joe Gorman writes about football and food. He is a regular contributor to the Guardian Australia and can be followed on Twitter@JoeGorman_89.
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