Defender Iacopo La Rocca
- Height 188cm
- Weight 77kg
- D.O.B. 17/2/84
La Rocca, 33, joins after 88 appearances in Australia’s top tier since 2012, with the Italian-born defender signing for Western Sydney Wanderers in their inaugural campaign, before making the switch to Adelaide United in 2015 for two seasons.
Raised in Rome but now an Australian citizen, the Italian began his junior career with childhood club Lazio.
Having enjoyed a successful career in Australia, La Rocca collected Premiers Plate and AFC Champions League titles with Western Sydney, before adding a second Premiers medal and an A-League Championship with Adelaide in 2016.
La Rocca also shared the Joe Marston Medal with Brisbane Roar’s Thomas Broich in the 2014 A-League Grand Final, awarded to the player or players of the match.
Hyundai A-League 2018/19
La Rocca: In the derby, you always give a bit more
He’s no stranger to derbies in the A-League and now Iacopo La Rocca is looking forward to his first taste of the Melbourne Derby on Saturday night. La Rocca’s man of the match performance on Friday night saw the Italian-born defender fit straight into the City defence, keeping