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Ben Simmons joins Adam Goodes at the world premiere of his documentary The Australian Dream

Showing his support! Kendall Jenner’s ex Ben Simmons cuts a casual figure as he joins former AFL star Adam Goodes at the world premiere of his documentary The Australian Dream in Melbourne

Australian NBA star Ben Simmons showed his support for former AFL star Adam Goodes on Thursday. 

Stepping out at the world premiere of Adam’s new feature documentary about his career, The Australian Dream, Ben joined Adam on the red carpet of the Melbourne International Film Festival.     

The 23-year-old athlete – who hails from Melbourne but plays for the Philadelphia 76ers – cut a casual figure on the evening.

Showing his support! Kendall Jenner's ex Ben Simmons (far R) cut a casual figure as he joined former AFL star Adam Goodes (second R) at the world premiere of his documentary The Australian Dream in Melbourne on Thursday

Showing his support! Kendall Jenner’s ex Ben Simmons (far R) cut a casual figure as he joined former AFL star Adam Goodes (second R) at the world premiere of his documentary The Australian Dream in Melbourne on Thursday

Ben – who recently split from American model Kendall Jenner – looked smart in black trousers, which he teamed with a blue jumper and black jacket. 

He wore layered diamond chains and a chunky watch. 

Adam, 39, meanwhile – who played for the Sydney Swans – looked smart in a blue shirt, a black trench coat and dark trousers. 

Relaxed: Ben - who recently split from American model Kendall Jenner - looked smart in black trousers, which he teamed with a blue jumper and black jacket

Relaxed: Ben – who recently split from American model Kendall Jenner – looked smart in black trousers, which he teamed with a blue jumper and black jacket

World class athlete: The 23-year-old hails from Melbourne but plays for the Philadelphia 76ers

World class athlete: The 23-year-old hails from Melbourne but plays for the Philadelphia 76ers

His rock: Adam walked the red carpet with friends and associates and wife Natalie Croker (pictured) who stunned in a plunging white dress

His rock: Adam walked the red carpet with friends and associates and wife Natalie Croker (pictured) who stunned in a plunging white dress

Family affair: Adam was supported on the night by his brothers Brett and Jake

Family affair: Adam was supported on the night by his brothers Brett and Jake

Adam walked the red carpet with friends and associates and wife Natalie Croker, who stunned in a plunging white dress.  

She teamed the look with pointed nude heels and drop earrings.  

Other familiar faces at the event included Australian actor Hugo Weaving, 59, who looked dapper in a navy suit. 

Actor Anthony LaPaglia, 60, also enjoyed a night out at the event with his new wife, Alexandra Henkel, 30. 

Alexandra stunned on the night in a black strapless jumpsuit, which she teamed with a blazer, heels and a red bag. 

Fancy seeing you here! Other familiar faces at the event included Australian actor Hugo Weaving, 59, (pictured) who looked dapper in a navy suit

Fancy seeing you here! Other familiar faces at the event included Australian actor Hugo Weaving, 59, (pictured) who looked dapper in a navy suit

Date night: Actor Anthony LaPaglia, 60, also enjoyed a night out at the event with his new wife, Alexandra Henkel, 30 (pictured)

Date night: Actor Anthony LaPaglia, 60, also enjoyed a night out at the event with his new wife, Alexandra Henkel, 30 (pictured)

Stepping out: Pictured is Australian rapper Briggs (R)

Stepping out: Pictured is Australian rapper Briggs (R)

The Australian Dream is a feature documentary written by Stan Grant about the racist abuse Indigenous player Adam received during his career. 

Brett Goodes told The Sydney Morning Herald that it is rather hard to watch. 

‘We’ve seen it once,’ Brett told the publication.

He added: ‘Sometimes it’s too hurtful to put yourself through that again. We want to surround ourselves with positivity, not negativity.’

Their is also The Final Quarter, another documentary on Adam featuring archival material.  

Context: The Australian Dream is a feature documentary written by Stan Grant about the racist abuse Indigenous player Adam received during his career

Context: The Australian Dream is a feature documentary written by Stan Grant about the racist abuse Indigenous player Adam received during his career

Daily Mail UK

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