|Full name||Paolo Vincenzo Trimboli|
|Date of birth||25 February 1969|
|Place of birth||Melbourne, Australia|
|1987||Sunshine George Cross||28||(4)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14 August 2007|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 14 August 2007
Paolo "Paul" Vincenzo Trimboli (born 25 February 1969) is a former Australian international football (soccer) player. Trimboli is of Italian ancestry and attended Xavier College, where he was a member of the First XI, and was captained by his brother.
He had a distinguished career with South Melbourne in the NSL who are Australia's most successful Football club. He is widely considered to be South Melbourne's greatest ever player by fans and critics alike.
From 1988-2004 Trimboli won 3 Australian titles for Hellas in 1991,1998 and 1999 captaining the latter 2 titles. Additionally, he led South to the 1999 OFC Champions League which qualified them for the 2000 FIFA Club World Cup. There, he captained the side in all 3 group stage games against Vasco De Gama, Necaxa and Manchester United.
Additionally he was a part of five Dockerty Cup winning sides with Hellas and 2 NSL Cup wins.
Trimboli is South Melbourne's all-time record goal scorer and holds the record for most appearances for the club.
Trimboli twice won the award for best under 21 player (in 1988 & 1989), as well as twice winning the award for player of the season, the Johnny Warren Medal (for the 1992/3 & 1997/8 seasons).
He earned 48 caps (39 'A' games) with the Socceroos, marking his debut in 1988 against Fiji with a goal. His last international came in 2002 against Tahiti.
On 21 June 2011, he was appointed General Manager of Football at A-League club Brisbane Roar.
On 25 June 2012, Trimboli reunited with Ange Postecoglou to join Melbourne Victory as Football Operations Manager.
With South Melbourne FC: