Buddy Franklin has reached his 1000th goal in the Australia Football League (AFL) after kicking four goals in the Sydney Swans vs Geelong game on Friday night.
The Sydney Swans player has now joined the club of five other AFL players to kicked 1000 goals in the AFL. The other five players are; Jason Dunstall (1,254), Doug Wade (1,057), Gary Ablett senior (1,031), Tony Lockett (1,360 goals), and Gordon Coventry (1,299).
The four Buddy Franklin goals that pushed him to cross the AFL 1000 goals benchmark, threw fans in the stadium into massive jubilations. They shouted, sing, and chanted the player’s name.
Who is Buddy Franklin?
Lance Franklin was born in Perth, Western Australia. He plays for Sydney Swans in the Australia Football League. Before joining his current team in 2014, Franklin played for Hawthorn Football Club for almost ten years.
He is a lover of tattoos, and has a variety of tattoos on his body that he said are dedicated to his indigenous heritage. He battles depression and has been open about that since.
Buddy Franklin Salary
Franklin’s salary at Sydney Swans stands at an of $571,000 per month.
Buddy Franklin age
He was born on January 30, 1987. He is therefore, 35 years old.
Buddy Franklin Parents
He was born to Ursula Franklin, a renowned physicist who died in July 2016. His father is Lance Franklin Snr.