Hearts ace Kye Rowles predicted to have 'big future' after Australia heroics

Kye Rowles will have a “big future” in the game according to one of his Australian team-mates.

By Craig Fowler
Wednesday, 15th June 2022, 3:02 pm
Updated Wednesday, 15th June 2022, 3:03 pm

The new Hearts signing made his international debut at the beginning of this month in a friendly victory over Jordan.

The 23-year-old impressed enough to keep his position in the team for the crucial matches in World Cup qualifying against the United Arab Emirates and Peru.

He was awarded man-of-the-match in the latter fixture as the Socceroos won on penalties to advance to the finals in Qatar.

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Kye Rowles in action for Australia during their 2022 FIFA World Cup play-off victory over Peru. Picture: Getty

Fellow Socceroos star Bailey Wright couldn’t help but be impressed by his younger team-mate as he heaped praise on Rowles and fellow Hearts defender Nathaniel Atkinson.

He said: "Kye, stepping in, making his debut the other day and playing in these games, it's a credit to him.

"He's taken it in his stride. His maturity, his quality, he's got a big future ahead of him and so does Nath. We've got a lot of good young players coming through."

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