Nikita Rukavytsya interview

Former Perth Glory star Nikita Rukavytsya has revealed how he misses the fans of Perth Glory.

Former Perth Glory star Nikita Rukavytsya has revealed how he misses the fans of Perth Glory.

As the Socceroo striker gets ready for his first season in the German Bundesliga - one of the worlds best - Rukavytsya has chatted to FourFourTwo about Perth Glory, the season ahead and Australia.

“When I first arrived in Perth, I heard all about the history of Perth Glory and how it represented the city so well over the years in the national league, Rukavytsya said to FourFourTwo.

So I would go and watch them when I was a kid and I always thought, “I would love to play for the team one day”.

“So it was a great feeling to play for the team that I had always wanted to as a young boy. I have great memories of playing for the Glory.

“Perth is great - I love the city and it-s like home to me now. The club was good and the fans were great - I miss it a lot even now.

“I think my time in the A-League was a great education. It was so good for me as a young player to get that experience of playing in a professional team with so many other great players to learn from.”

Rukavytsya starred for Perth Glory between 2006/07 - 2008/09. In 42 games he scored 16 goals and was adored at by fans at nib Stadium.

Perth Glory wishes Nikita all the best for the coming season with his club Hertha Berlin.

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