- Australian singer Montaigne chats football, music and more
- Father Gus played professionally in Australia and Malaysia
- Montaigne will perform in Eurovision this week
The odd footballer has tried their hand at music through the years, with wildly varying degrees of success it must be said. But what about a musician with a talent for football? Australian singer Montaigne is one such double threat.
Sydneysider Montaigne – born Jessica Cerro – has been immersed in football her entire life. Her father Gus was a mainstay in Australia’s National Soccer League during the 1990s and also enjoyed a strong career in football-fixated Malaysia, with league title wins and cup finals at the mighty Sham Alam among the highlights. Young Jess looked set to follow a similar path, playing in elite competition in Sydney, but an unexpected break kick-started a musical career and her life journey went down a different path.
This week Montaigne – with trademark…