Matthew Lloyd is a former professional AFL player, who played a total of 270 games for the Essendon Football Club; and kicking an amazing 926 goals in total. Matthew Lloyd is recognised as one of the greatest forwards of all time, placing 8th in the all-time leading goal-kicker’s list.
Lloyd’s success has come from multiple years of determination and perseverance, which resulted in an amazing list of achievements. These include being a three times Coleman Medal winner, a five times All-Time Australian, with a Premiership in 2000.
Retiring from the game in 2009, Lloyd began a successful role in the media world, most notably starring on multiple footy shows across the country. Lloyd also invests his time into multiple charities, such as The Big Freeze Game and The Fight For MND.
Matthew Lloyd’s career highlights;
3x Coleman Medal 2000, 2001, 2003
12x Essendon Leading Goal Kicker
5x All Australian
AFL Premiership 2000
Goal Of The Year 2007
Mark Of the Year 2008
Essendon Captain 2006-2009
Jim Stynes Medal 2001
Australian Football Hall Of Fame
On top of his passion and love for football and Lloyd is a highly sought after commentator. Lloyd is the perfect candidate for school events or charities, keynote speaking at corporate and sports events.
After his Retirement as a professional Australian football player, Matthew Lloyd started his media career; and now with close to 20 years of public speaking behind him, his confidence and experience is second to none. Matthew Lloyd has starred in multiple Footy Shows and TV Shows which Include:
Friday Night Footy
The AFL Footy Show
Matthew Lloyd’s experience in the media world and his public speaking ability makes him perfect to book for an MC or Awards night.
Matthew Lloyd’s talking points are extremely broad, ranging from serious issues to fun and motivating speeches. Some of his key talking points include:
Loyalty and Work Ethic – Matthew Lloyd spent 14 years devoted to the Essendon Football Club, throughout that time he has endured the highs and lows of football, varying from dry spells to premierships.
Giving Back to the Community – Matthew Lloyd’s compassion and devotion to help others and give to charities makes him ideal to represent a charity or fundraiser. His experience with assisting in The Big Freeze Game to help fight MND shows this.
Injuries and Setbacks – Matthew Lloyd has endured multiple injuries over his time in the AFL, managing to overcome each one to become the great player he was. His experience in mentally overcoming obstacles and road bumps makes him perfect for a motivational or influential speech at a staff or club function.
Lloyd’s professionalism and competence as a speaker makes him perfect for formal occasions. His compassionate nature leads Lloyd to be an excellent choice as a speaker at fundraising and charity events too.