Gianluca has played soccer ever since he can remember. He first started his career at Canterbury FC where he played most of his junior football and where he fell in love with the game. At the age of 9 he went to play soccer in Spain (Barcelona) with the professionals. He then went to play in NPL 2 at Inter Lions and Balmain. Now returning to play for his first club. Since the end of 2020 Gianluca has been coaching at F.C. Five Dock Academy. Now continuing his coaching career at Empoli FC to coach the next youth, of the game that he fell in love with at their age.