Russell "Robbo" Robertson is a former professional Australian Rules footballer, who last played for the Melbourne Football Club.
Robertson is a one of the Melbourne's great goalkickers being one of just four players in the club's history to have led the goalkicking in four or more seasons.
On 1 June 2008, Robertson snapped his achilles tendon in what could have been a season-ending, and a career threatening, injury. Robertson returned for Melbourne playing against Geelong on 3 May, 2009 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. Robertson performed well in his return, kicking three goals.
On 20 August 2009, Robertson announced that he would be playing his last match with the Demons in season 2009 having been advised that his contract would not be renewed. After 13 seasons and 226 games, the 30-year-old and the club agreed to part ways.
Outside of football, Robertson is a musician, who has abilities in singing and playing guitar, modelling and has become somewhat of a television personality.
He was featured in The Footy Show Screamers talent quest competition. Bands he has played in include No Soup For You and the Russell Robertson Trio releasing an album Higher in 2008.
In February 2008 he was a contestant on the Australian television show Deal or No Deal. Robertson also made an appearance in 2008 singing on the Australian television show It Takes Two with partner Kate Ceberano. In 2012, Robertson joined the Melbourne Football Club website and produced his own show "The Robbo Show" and starred in Barassi - The stage show about Ron Barassi.