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Anthony Albanese was seriously handsome when he was younger and we're not afraid to admit it!

The man who could become our next Prime Minister was a looker back in the day.

By Rebecca Sullivan
With a federal election now in sight, all eyes are on two men.
On May 21, Australia will either continue with Scott Morrison as our Prime Minister or Anthony Albanese, current Opposition Leader and head of the Labor Party, could be voted in, instead.
"I am humbled to put myself forward as Prime Minister of our great nation," Mr Albanese shared on Instagram shortly after the 2022 election was called.
"I grew up in Sydney, in public housing, the son of a single mum. I learnt the value of a dollar. I learnt the importance of resilience.
"But I also learnt about the strength of community and the power of government to make a positive difference to people's lives.
"That experience - of overcoming adversity and fulfilling my mother's dreams of a better life for me than she had - took me into politics, and is what drives me every day. And it feeds my optimism about this extraordinary country.
"So today, I say to my fellow Australians, this is our time. Our time to seize the opportunities in front of us. Our time to create a better future where no one is held back and no one is left behind."
Anthony Albanese, now 59, could be the country's next Prime Minister. (Image: Getty Images)
While we wait for all the political drama to unfold and for the votes to come in, let's take a look back at simpler times when we didn't know that climate change would destroy the world and Anthony Albanese still had a full head of hair.
This photo of a handsome young Albanese pictured in 1985 has become so iconic, it's even spawned its own hashtag - #YoungAlbo.
The young politico is sporting an earring, as well as a t-shirt emblazoned with the phrase "International Youth Year '85".
He's actually kind of cute. (Image: Facebook)
Albanese is here pictured at university. (Image: Twitter)
A young Anthony Albanese with his mother, Maryanne Ellery. (Image: Instagram)
Anthony Albanese acted as deputy prime minister when Kevin Rudd was in power in 2013 and has served in the shadow ministry for several years.
"What you see is what you get with me, for better or worse," Albanese said in 2019.
"I am a bit rough at the edges, but I think that Australians don't want someone who just utters talking points."