Thursday, 17 May 2012

Australia Home 2010

            Brett Holman Tim Cahill of Australia celebrates scoring the opening goal with team mates David Carney and Brett Holman during the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa Group D match between Australia and Serbia at Mbombela Stadium on June 23, 2010 in Nelspruit, South Africa.
                                       Tim Cahill celebrating a goal

                                                 Flag of Australia

First international: New Zealand 3-1 Australia (1922)

Biggest win: Australia 31-0 Am.Samoa (2001)

Biggest loss: Australia 0-8 South Africa (1955)

Most capped: Mark Schwarzer (99 caps)

Top scorer: Damian Mori (29)

Star player: Tim Cahill (NY Red Bulls)

Australia for a country who enjoy rugby, AFL and cricket are also quite good at football (the one with a round ball unlike Aussie rules). Their highest ever ranking is 14th in the world. They have been to 3 world cups and because of their dominance in the OFC qualifying section they have now been moved into the Asian qualification system which they will still probably qualify easily from. The English premier league has often been entertained by Australian footballers such as Harry Kewell, Lucas Neill, Tim Cahill, Brad Jones, Mark Viduka and I expect that trend to carry on in future years.

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