He enjoys pressure.
He embraces difference.
Key qualities for the man who has become the Matildas’ third coach since 2019.
Sweden’s Tony Gustavsson comes with a 21-year CV as a football coach and a bag full of titles, including the last two FIFA World Cups and Olympic gold won with the US women’s national team, the best in the world.
He is credited with much of the team’s technical prowess, where since 2014 he was assistant to US head coach Jill Ellis.
Now he steps up into the role of head coach of a national team that he believes, “has what it takes”.
He knows how to win.
He believes in the Matildas’ spirit.
His job is to bring the “add-ons” to the team he says can be a world beater.
Gustavsson told The Ticket he is not afraid of the…