Lucy Zelic

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Lucy Zelic
Born (1986-11-09) 9 November 1986 (age 31)
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Residence Sydney, New South Wales
Nationality Australian
Occupation Television presenter
Employer SBS
Television The World Game
Relatives Ivan Zelic (older brother)
Ned Zelić (oldest brother)

Lucy Zelić (born 9 November 1986[1]) is an Australian television presenter of Croatian heritage.


Zelic was the host of Canberra radio station 2XXFM's football show "The Far Post". Zelic later became a commentator for Canberra United F.C. W-League matches for the radio station, and was a guest-host on the Balls n’ All football show on 106.3FM.[2] She hosted Football Federation Australia's official A-League podcast for the 2012-13 A-League season and is a former host of the nationally streamed football podcast Nearpost.[3]

Zelic joined SBS in 2013, where she began as a sideline reporter for SBS's Friday night coverage of the A-League and sports television segment presenter for SBS World News Australia.[3][1] In 2014, she also shared hosting responsibilities with David Zdrilic and hosted SBS's coverage of the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

She then started hosting the weekly football program The World Game.

In 2018, Zelic appeared as a guest quiz master on Have You Been Paying Attention?. Zelic hosted SBS's coverage of the 2018 World Cup along with Craig Foster.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Zelic was born to Croatian parents. She's the younger sister of former football players Ivan Zelic and Ned Zelić.[5][6] She supports Liverpool F.C. and Borussia Dortmund.[7][8] Zelic was a Miss Universe Australia finalist in 2007,[1] and holds a bachelor's degree in Journalism and Sports Business from the University of Canberra.[3] She has also been nominated in Cosmopolitan Australia's 2014 Fun, Fearless, Female television personality category, was a 2014 Logies 'newcomer' award nominee and a Peter Leonard Scholarship nominee in 2010.


  1. ^ a b c Page, Fleta. "More than just a pretty face". Canberra Times. Retrieved 2018-07-05.
  2. ^ "Lucy Zelic joins SBS A League Team". TV Tonight. 2013-09-05. Retrieved 2018-07-05.
  3. ^ a b c "News Media Releases : View : SBS Corporate". Retrieved 2018-07-05.
  4. ^ "How to watch all the simultaneous World Cup games LIVE". SBS Your Language. Retrieved 2018-07-05.
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  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 3 November 2014. Retrieved 2014-11-03.
  7. ^ "Lucy Zelic signs on for SBS football coverage | The Football Sack". Retrieved 2018-07-05.
  8. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 3 November 2014. Retrieved 2014-11-03.

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