The Voice Australia 2022: AFL aspiring player Lachie Gill makes his life’s dream come true

There are many thrilling talents to come in the new seasons of The Voice Australia.

But when 24-year-old Lachie Gill performs, star trainers Keith Urban, Rita Ora, Guy Sebastian and Jessica Mauboy know they’ve witnessed something special.

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The Melbourne PE teacher was close to realizing his dream of playing in the AFL, but a voice inside knew he should pursue music instead.

“As soon as I could walk, I had a footy in my hand,” says Lachie.

Lachie Gill loves football – but he found he loved singing even more. Credit: Seven

“I was one step away from my dream of playing football at the highest level, but the music started to take over.

“In the end, I had to choose.

“I love football, but I love music even more.”

For his audition, Lachie Gill sings 'If The World Was Ending' by JP Saxe and Julia Michaela.
For his audition, Lachie Gill sings ‘If The World Was Ending’ by JP Saxe and Julia Michaela. Credit: Seven

His moving performance of If the end of the world by JP Saxe and Julia Michaela left Jess Mauboy “buzzing”.

Rita Ora was also impressed, saying, “Wow! What an amazing, incredible audition.

“You just seemed like you were meant to be on that stage,” she added, earning a huge grin from Lachie.

“It sounded like you were meant to be on this stage,” Rita Ora says. Credit: Seven

He definitely looks like the one to watch.

So will lead Lachie towards his ultimate goal on The voice?

The essential new season of The voice returns Easter Monday April 18 on Channel 7 and 7plus.

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