A passionate football journalist and lifelong sports fan, Lucy Zelic has been a key member SBS’s football coverage team since 2013.
Lucy currently hosts SBS’s flagship football news program The World Game, appears as a sports presenter on SBS World News and writes for The World Game online. She also presents SBS’s coverage of local and international football including the Premier League, the UEFA Champions League and more.
In 2014, Lucy hosted the 2014 FIFA World Cup matches from the Sydney studios, and in 2015 she hosted the Australian matches and te findals for the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup.
Prior to joining SBS Lucy was well known amongst football fans from her work on the official podcast of the Hyundai A-League, which she hosted for the 2012-13 season. A seasoned radio host and presenter, Lucy was the commentator for all Canberra United home games in the Westfield W-League on 2XXFM and was a regular guest on the popular Balls n’ All show on 106.3FM. She has also hosted the nationally streamed football podcast Nearpost and holds a Bachelor in Journalism and Sports Business from the University of Canberra. She was also a Miss Universe Australia Finalist in 2007.
Lucy covered the 2018 FIFA World Cup live from Russia for SBS.