Josh Brillante departs Melbourne Victory

Melbourne Victory can confirm that Josh Brillante will depart the Club by mutual agreement.

Brillante made 50 appearances for Victory over his two seasons at the Club, lifting the Australia Cup and captaining the side to a Semi Final finish in 2022.

The 30-year-old was also a part of the Club’s leadership team during his tenure, playing a guiding role in the future generation of Victory players into their pathway towards senior football. 

Melbourne Victory Director of Football, John Didulica thanked Brillante for his time at the Club.

“Josh has been an esteemed member of the squad over his past two seasons at Victory, leading the side with the armband, and we thank him for his contribution to the Club,” Didulica said.

“Josh played an important role in assuming the captaincy during challenging circumstances at the start of the 2021/22 season, being a driving force behind the Club winning the Australia Cup in 2022. 

“We thank Josh for his significant contribution to Melbourne Victory and wish him and his family well in their next step.”

Brilante was also grateful for his time at Victory.

“I’d like to thank the Club and the fans for my time at Melbourne Victory and wish everyone the best moving forward,” Brillante said.