Ben Garuccio nets stunning free-kick for Hearts in Scotland

The Aussie is adapting to life very quickly in Europe

Australian defender Ben Garuccio is quickly finding plenty of love from Hearts fans in Scotland after scoring a fine free-kick in a 5-0 win over Inverness Caledonian Thistle in the League Cup.

The 23-year-old left-back switched Adelaide United for Hearts in the off-season and netted his debut goal in style by placing a free-kick just under the crossbar in the 32nd minute.

It was Garuccio's second competitive appearance for his new club as he quickly warms to life in Scotland having also bagged an assist on debut.

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Hearts would go on to win the game 5-0 and seal their spot in the round of 16.

Garuccio scored one goal across 23 appearances for Adelaide last season and his strong start to life with Hearts has fans excited.