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Born and raised in Sydney's inner-west Pezzano attended Canterberry Boys High School where his football life began as he was selected into his schools 1st XI at the age of 13.
Tony Pezzano played his youth football for Canterberry FC until the age of 15 when he was signed by Sydney City Hakoah. He made his 1st grade debut at the age of 15 and 213 days becoming the youngest ever player to do so.
Pezzano was also involved in the infamous "Pratten Park Riots" taking place on the 7th July 1985 between Sydney Olympic and Sydney City.