Luongo called-up for Australia double header

MASSIMO Luongo has been selected by Australia for their two World Cup qualifiers later this month.

The QPR midfielder has been selected as part of the Socceroos 23-man squad to face Iraq and the UAE.

Luongo will travel to Tehran on 23rd March to take on Iraq before heading to Sydney to host the United Arab Emirates on 28th March.

Australia are currently third in Group B after five matches of Round 3 qualifying as they bid to make the finals in Russia in 2018.