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Mar 25, 2014   |  6:00PM AET

#SydneyFanChat Transcript with Corey Gameiro

#SydneyFanChat Transcript with Corey Gameiro

Wollongong born Sydney FC striker Corey Gameiro hosted the live Twitter chat today. During the hour we learnt what his occupation would be if he wasn’t a footballer, his Pokemon starter of choice and who the toughest opponent in the Hyundai A-League is.

Wollongong born Sydney FC striker Corey Gameiro hosted the live Twitter chat today. During the hour we learnt what his occupation would be if he wasn-t a footballer, his Pokemon starter of choice and who the toughest opponent in the Hyundai A-League is.

William McInnes: Are you hopeful of a @Socceroos call up this season?
#SydneyFanChat Not at the moment but of course I’d like to wear the @Socceroos jersey one day

Bec: Are you very superstitious? Especially before games?
#SydneyFanChat Yes I have a few weird rituals such as the way i line my shin pads and boots next to each other haha

Kyle: What do you miss the most about the Phoenix?
#SydneyFanChat I really enjoyed my time there and I made some good friends @Tyler__Boyd and @PaulIfill @kyle_barnes15

Hany Georgy: What will be your greatest footballing accomplishment in the next 5 years?
#SydneyFanChat I’d love to win the @ALeague with @SydneyFC and believe it will happen

Anthony Vescio: Hi Corey. Which starter Pokemon did you choose?
#SydneyFanChat I was always a big fan of Charmander

Pasquale Amato: Do you like Italy?
#SydneyFanChat Yes I loved it.

Nick Felvus: How’s your “injury” from 2 weeks ago mate? 😉
#SydneyFanChat Hi mate @NickFelvus hahaha yeah it was a bit painful at the time but all good now

Ryan Phillips: Were you and @RyRy_14 good mates at Fulham?
#SydneyFanChat Yes he was another Aussie boy – he’s good lad @RyRy_14. Hope he’s doing well at Fulham

Tristan Bamback: Hey Corey, playing brilliant mate, keep it up! Where do you prefer to play? Centrally or out wide?
#SydneyFanChat I’m just proud to wear the sky blue and happy to play where the boss wants me to play

JohnsonSportsMusic: Hi Corey, who is the toughest opponent you faced in A-League and who are your best friends in Sydney FC?
#SydneyFanChat Training against Sasa every day is as tough as it gets!! Ha! Unfortunately it’s probably @petertriantis haha

Trna: Don’t you wish you played for the @wswanderersfc ? A club with the best supporters in the country?
#SydneyFanChat I’m perfectly happy @sydneyfc and our supporters are brilliant

Only One Love: Hi @CoreyGameiro !! What did you like most of the summer training camp in Italy?
#SydneyFanChat Good opportunity to get to know my new team mates and some great scenery too.

Dragana: What’s the best thing about playing for Sydney FC?
#SydneyFanChat Playing for the biggest club in the @aleague and being around my family as well.

Sir Slumdog of W Syd: Football’s working out for you & I wish u the best in the future, but what was your backup plan in case it didn’t??
#SydneyFanChat Thanks. I wanted to be a fireman. 🙂

Only One Love: In which European team would you like to play?
#SydneyFanChat I support Liverpool so I have to say them

Only One Love : Follow the Italian football? what is you’re Italian team?
#SydneyFanChat Juventus has definitely grown on me for some strange reason 😉

OS Aussies (FCAU): Do you have a favourite @HarryKewell memory?
#SydneyFanChat Not one in particular but just growing up watching him play for the club I supported – Liverpool

Anthony Pavlidis: What things did you learn as a striker at Fulham??
#SydneyFanChat I learned from watching Berbatov & Zamora at training but coming back to @SydneyFC I’m learning more from coaches and players here

.. ? .. : What is your favourite Italian player? Spanish player? English player? player Brazilian ? and absolute?
#SydneyFanChat My father is Portuguese so I will have to say overall Ronaldo – not sure about the others

Georgia W: Hey Corey, you’re a bullet on the pitch! Have you had sprint training?
#SydneyFanChat Growing up I did track and field as well as football. I was lucky enough to have some natural pace

Martin Kirk: Do you see the club with a long term plan of stability that the fans can be proud of ?
#SydneyFanChat Yes there’s a lot of hard work being done to help us be recognised as Australia’s Premier football club

Bec: Nandos or Oporto?
#SydneyFanChat England – Nandos; but now back in Australia definitely Oporto – only on holidays though

Simon Overall: What has been your favourite moment in a Sky Blue shirt to date
#SydneyFanChat Definitely beating Melbourne Victory 5-0 down there I’d have loved to have scored but saving it for this week!

Siobhan Poldshere: What has been the most positive thing you have learnt while playing for the senior side?
#SydneyFanChat The importance of team work and everyone gelling and the team and staff being one family

Siobhan Poldshere: If you could play alongside any past footballer, who would it be and why?
#SydneyFanChat David Beckham – because he would have given me great service into the box

Siobhan Poldshere: If you could pick any player to come play for Sydney FC from anywhere, who would it be?
#SydneyFanChat Either Cristiano Ronaldo or Didier Drogba or Luis Suarez

Jina Bogdanovski : Do you think you will score another goal by the end of the season??
#SydneyFanChat Yes I hope to score more than one

Tristan Bamback: Which team would you most like to play in the grand final?
#SydneyFanChat Doesn’t matter to me so long as we’re in it and win!

Sebastian Hassett: Can we do our next interview in Portuguese? Need to brush up before Brazil. Obregado
#SydneyFanChat I should have listened to my dad a bit more when I was young ass my Portuguese isn’t very good!

Anthony Vescio: Is there a team mate who thinks he’s a real joker but is just not that funny at all?
#SydneyFanChat Terry Antonis thinks he’s funny but the real jokers are Sebba or Buster

Luke Cevolani: Hi @CoreyGameiro Can u talk a little about your time with South Coast Wolves & what u learnt as a junior please?
#SydneyFanChat Playing 1st grade at 15 for the Wolves was a big learning experience for me. I still support and follow the Wolves

InsideALeague: Who do you think will be in the Grand Final of the World Cup? And who do you think will win?
#SydneyFanChat To difficult to answer I’m hoping Australia and Portugal can have good runs

Tristan Bamback: Any idea if @RhyanGrant is keeping his beard? It looked majestic!
#SydneyFanChat I’m always encouraging Buster to keep it and grow it as it goes along with his humorous personality

BATTLE FOR THE FINALS AWAITS – With two home games remaining, the battle for finals football is well and truly on for the Sky Blues. First to visit Allianz Stadium is the Wellington Phoenix with Sydney FC-s last minute winner in the previous encounter still fresh in the memory. A week later Perth Glory will visit in what will be a season defining game for the Sky Blues – will finals football beckon? Be at Allianz Stadium to see it all unfold.

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