Luongo with Swindon Town in 2014
|Full name||Massimo Corey Luongo|
|Date of birth||25 September 1992|
|Place of birth||Sydney, New South Wales, Australia|
|Height||1.76 m (5 ft 9 1⁄2 in)|
|Queens Park Rangers|
|2004–2010||APIA Leichhardt Tigers|
|2012||→ Ipswich Town (loan)||9||(0)|
|2013||→ Swindon Town (loan)||7||(1)|
|2013||→ Swindon Town (loan)||5||(2)|
|2015–||Queens Park Rangers||9||(0)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 26 September 2015.
Born in Sydney, Luongo played youth football for APIA Leichhardt Tigers before moving to England to play for Tottenham Hotspur, where he started his professional career. Following a loan spell at Ipswich Town, he played on loan at Swindon Town, a move which was eventually made permanent. He joined current club Queens Park Rangers in 2015.
Luongo has played for the Australia national team since 2014 and has made over ten appearances. He was a member of the squad at the 2014 FIFA World Cup and played a central role in Australia winning the 2015 AFC Asian Cup, where he scored in the final and was named player of the tournament.
Luongo was born in Sydney. His father Mario is of Italian heritage and mother Ira Luongo is of Indonesian heritage. He attended Waverley College where he won the championship in 2009. He is the youngest of three children; he has a sister Angela and a brother Tiziano. In addition to holding an Australian passport, Luongo also has an Italian passport.
Luongo signed for Tottenham Hotspur in January 2011 after impressing on trial, and went on to make nine appearances for the under-18 team during the 2010–11 Premier Academy League season, scoring three goals. He made his only appearance for the first team on 20 September 2011 in a 7–6 penalty shootout loss to fellow Premier League club Stoke City in the third round of the League Cup, replacing Sandro after 70 minutes. Luongo had his penalty attempt saved by Thomas Sørensen, resulting in the defeat.
On 6 February 2012, he was called up to a league match for the first time, remaining an unused substitute as Tottenham earned a goalless draw away to Liverpool. Thirteen days later he was included in the squad for the last time, again unused in a goalless FA Cup fifth round match away to League One team Stevenage.
Ipswich Town (loan)
On 23 July 2012, Luongo joined Championship side Ipswich Town on a season-long loan for the 2012–13 season. He made his debut on 14 August in the first round of the League Cup, playing the entirety of a 3–1 win over League Two club Bristol Rovers at Portman Road. Four days later he played his first professional league game, starting in a 1–1 home draw against Blackburn Rovers and making way for Andy Drury after 70 minutes. On 28 August, in the second round of the League Cup against Carlisle United at Brunton Park, he scored from outside the penalty area to put Ipswich ahead with his first professional goal, but Carlisle scored a late equaliser and won 2–1 after extra time.
On 28 March 2013, Luongo signed for Swindon Town on loan along with fellow Spurs trainees Nathan Byrne and Dean Parrett. The very next day he went straight into the squad to face Oldham Athletic and play the full 90 minutes in a 1–1 draw at the County Ground. On 16 April, Luongo scored his first goal for Swindon in a 4–1 win over Crewe Alexandra, heading in Gary Roberts' cross. He opened the scoring on 4 May in the 70th minute of the first leg of the play-off semi-final against Brentford, but in added time conceded a penalty by fouling Harry Forrester; Kevin O'Connor converted it for a 1–1 draw. Swindon eventually lost the tie in a penalty shootout.
Luongo signed a season-long loan deal with Swindon Town on 2 July 2013 and was handed the number 4 shirt. However, on 31 August 2013, Swindon signed Luongo on a permanent three-year contract having agreed a fee of £400,000 with Spurs. He scored six goals in 44 league appearances that season, including a first professional brace in a 5–2 home win over Port Vale on 2 November. In the following campaign, he got just as many goals but in 34 matches, as Swindon lost the play-off final to Preston North End at Wembley Stadium.
Queens Park Rangers
On 28 May 2015, Luongo joined Queens Park Rangers, along with Swindon Town teammate Ben Gladwin, both signing a three-year deal for an undisclosed fee reported to be £3.5 million. QPR head coach Chris Ramsey was Luongo's youth coach at Tottenham. He made his debut in the first game of the Championship season on 8 August, playing the full 90 minutes of a 2–0 defeat at Charlton Athletic.
He made his debut for the Socceroos on 6 March 2014 as a second-half substitute for captain Mile Jedinak in the 3–4 loss to Ecuador at The New Den in London. He was selected for the 23-man Australia squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil by manager Ange Postecoglou, but did not feature in any of their three matches as they were eliminated in the group stage.
Luongo was also selected in the 23-man squad for the Asia Cup to be played on home soil in Australia. Swindon team mate Yaser Kasim was also called up for his home nation Iraq, meaning that the club would have to compete in their regular League One season without the two central midfielders for a month. He went on to score in Australia's 4–1 win over Kuwait in the opening game of the tournament, in addition to providing the assist that led to Tim Cahill scoring Australia's first goal of the match. At the end of the game, he was named as man of the match. Luongo also started in Australia's second group game against Oman, providing the assist for Robbie Kruse to score Australia's second goal in an eventual 4–0 win. He played in the 2015 AFC Asian Cup Final against South Korea, scoring the first goal from outside the box in a 2–1 win. He was named as Most Valuable Player of the tournament after scoring two goals and assisting four throughout the tournament.
- As of match played 25 September 2015
|Club||Season||League||National Cup||League Cup||Other||Total|
|Tottenham Hotspur||2011–12||Premier League||0||0||0||0||1||0||0||0||1||0|
|Ipswich Town (loan)||2012–13||Championship||9||0||0||0||2||1||0||0||11||1|
|Swindon Town||2012–13||League One||7||1||0||0||0||0||2||0||9||1|
|Queens Park Rangers||2015–16||Championship||9||0||0||0||1||0||0||0||10||0|
- As of 8 September 2015 
|National team||Year||Major competition||Friendlies||Total|
|Australia||2014||2014 FIFA World Cup [a]||0||0||4||0||4||0|
|2015||2015 AFC Asian Cup||6||2||1||0||7||2|
|2018 WC Qualifiers||2||0||0||0||2||0|
- Player was part of the squad but has not played on any matches
- Scores and results list Australia's goal tally first.
|1.||9 January 2015||Melbourne Rectangular Stadium, Melbourne, Australia||Kuwait||2–1||4–1||2015 AFC Asian Cup|
|2.||31 January 2015||Stadium Australia, Sydney, Australia||South Korea||1–0||2–1 (a.e.t.)||2015 AFC Asian Cup|
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