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Flag of Australia Australia
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Nickname(s) Socceroos
Association Football Federation Australia
Confederation AFC (Asia)
Head coach Flag of Australia Ange Postecoglou
Captain Mile Jedinak
Most caps Mark Schwarzer (109)
Top scorer Tim Cahill (31)
Ground Various
FIFA code AUS
World Cup appearances 4 (First in 1974)
Best result Round of 16, 2006
Asian Cup appearances 2 (First in 2007)
Best result Runners-up, 2011
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The Australia national football team is the national association football team of Australia and is controlled by the Football Federation Australia. Australia is the only national team to have been a champion of two confederations, having won the OFC Nations Cup four times between 1980 and 2004, as well as the AFC Asian Cup at the 2015 event on home soil. The team has represented Australia at the FIFA World Cup tournament on four occasions, in 197420062010 and 2014. The team has also represented Australia at the FIFA Confederations Cup four.

History

FIFA World Cup history

FIFA World Cup

OFC Nations Cup

AFC Asian Cup

Friendly matches 2013-14

Current squad

Players

For all past and present players who have appeared for the national team, see Australia national team players.

Current squad

The following players were called up as part of the 23-man squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
Caps and goals correct as of 26 May 2014 (v. South Africa).

# Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Mathew Ryan 8 April 1992 (1992-04-08) (age 28) 6 0 Flag of Belgium Club Brugge
12 1GK Mitchell Langerak 22 August 1988 (1988-08-22) (age 32) 3 0 Flag of Germany Borussia Dortmund
18 1GK Eugene Galekovic 12 June 1981 (1981-06-12) (age 39) 8 0 Flag of Australia Adelaide United
2 2DF Ivan Franjić 10 September 1987 (1987-09-10) (age 33) 8 0 Flag of Australia Brisbane Roar
3 2DF Jason Davidson 29 June 1991 (1991-06-29) (age 29) 6 0 Flag of Netherlands Heracles Almelo
6 2DF Matthew Špiranović 27 June 1988 (1988-06-27) (age 32) 17 0 Flag of Australia Western Sydney Wanderers
8 2DF Bailey Wright 28 July 1992 (1992-07-28) (age 28) 0 0 Flag of England Preston North End
19 2DF Ryan McGowan 15 August 1989 (1989-08-15) (age 31) 9 0 Flag of China Shandong Luneng Taishan
22 2DF Alex Wilkinson 13 August 1984 (1984-08-13) (age 36) 2 0 Flag of South Korea Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors
5 3MF Mark Milligan 4 August 1985 (1985-08-04) (age 35) 28 2 Flag of Australia Melbourne Victory
10 3MF Ben Halloran 14 June 1992 (1992-06-14) (age 28) 1 0 Flag of Germany Fortuna Düsseldorf
11 3MF Tommy Oar 10 December 1991 (1991-12-10) (age 28) 14 1 Flag of Netherlands Utrecht
13 3MF Oliver Bozanić 8 January 1989 (1989-01-08) (age 31) 3 0 Flag of Switzerland Luzern
14 3MF James Troisi 3 July 1988 (1988-07-03) (age 32) 10 1 Flag of Australia Melbourne Victory
15 3MF Mile Jedinak (c) 3 August 1984 (1984-08-03) (age 36) 43 4 Flag of England Crystal Palace
16 3MF James Holland 15 May 1989 (1989-05-15) (age 31) 13 0 Flag of Austria Austria Wien
17 3MF Matt McKay 11 January 1983 (1983-01-11) (age 37) 46 1 Flag of Australia Brisbane Roar
20 3MF Dario Vidošić 8 April 1987 (1987-04-08) (age 33) 22 2 Flag of Switzerland Sion
21 3MF Massimo Luongo 25 September 1992 (1992-09-25) (age 28) 1 0 Flag of England Swindon Town
23 3MF Mark Bresciano (vice-captain) 11 February 1980 (1980-02-11) (age 40) 73 13 Flag of Qatar Al-Gharafa
4 4FW Tim Cahill (vice-captain) 6 December 1979 (1979-12-06) (age 40) 68 32 Flag of United States New York Red Bulls
7 4FW Mathew Leckie 4 February 1991 (1991-02-04) (age 29) 7 1 Flag of Germany FSV Frankfurt
9 4FW Adam Taggart 2 June 1993 (1993-06-02) (age 27) 4 3 Flag of Australia Newcastle Jets

Recent call-ups

The following players have also been called up to the Australia squad within the last 12 months.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Mark Birighitti 17 April 1991 (1991-04-17) (age 29) 1 0 Flag of Australia Newcastle Jets 2014 FIFA World Cup 27-man preliminary squad
GK Brad Jones 19 March 1982 (1982-03-19) (age 38) 4 0 Flag of England Liverpool v.  Ecuador, 5 March 2014
GK Mark Schwarzer 6 October 1972 (1972-10-06) (age 48) 109 0 Flag of England Chelsea v.  Brazil, 7 September 2013
GK Nathan Coe 1 June 1984 (1984-06-01) (age 36) 3 0 Flag of Australia Melbourne Victory 2013 EAFF East Asian Cup, July 2013
DF Luke Wilkshire 1 October 1981 (1981-10-01) (age 39) 80 8 Flag of Russia Dynamo Moscow 2014 FIFA World Cup 27-man preliminary squad
DF Curtis Good 23 March 1993 (1993-03-23) (age 27) 1 0 Flag of England Newcastle United 2014 FIFA World Cup 30-man preliminary squad
DF Lucas Neill 9 March 1978 (1978-03-09) (age 42) 96 1 Flag of England Doncaster Rovers v.  Costa Rica, 19 November 2013
DF Rhys Williams 14 July 1988 (1988-07-14) (age 32) 14 0 Flag of England Middlesbrough v.  Costa Rica, 19 November 2013
DF Michael Zullo 11 September 1988 (1988-09-11) (age 32) 10 0 Flag of Australia Adelaide United v.  Costa Rica, 19 November 2013
DF David Carney 30 November 1983 (1983-11-30) (age 36) 48 6 Flag of Australia Newcastle Jets v.  Canada, 16 October 2013
DF Saša Ognenovski 3 April 1979 (1979-04-03) (age 41) 22 1 Flag of Australia Sydney FC v.  Canada, 16 October 2013
DF Robert Cornthwaite 24 October 1985 (1985-10-24) (age 35) 8 3 Flag of South Korea Jeonnam Dragons v.  Brazil, 7 September 2013
DF Jade North 7 January 1982 (1982-01-07) (age 38) 41 0 Flag of Australia Brisbane Roar 2013 EAFF East Asian Cup, July 2013
DF Michael Thwaite 2 May 1983 (1983-05-02) (age 37) 13 0 Flag of Australia Perth Glory 2013 EAFF East Asian Cup, July 2013
DF Craig Goodwin 16 December 1991 (1991-12-16) (age 28) 2 0 Flag of Australia Newcastle Jets 2013 EAFF East Asian Cup, July 2013
DF Trent Sainsbury 5 January 1992 (1992-01-05) (age 28) 0 0 Flag of Netherlands Zwolle 2013 EAFF East Asian Cup, July 2013
MF Tom Rogić 16 December 1992 (1992-12-16) (age 27) 9 0 Flag of Scotland Celtic 2014 FIFA World Cup 27-man preliminary squad
MF Adam Sarota 28 December 1988 (1988-12-28) (age 31) 3 0 Flag of Netherlands Utrecht 2014 FIFA World Cup 30-man preliminary squad
MF Joshua Brillante 25 March 1993 (1993-03-25) (age 27) 1 0 Flag of Australia Newcastle Jets 2014 FIFA World Cup 30-man preliminary squad
MF Brett Holman 27 March 1984 (1984-03-27) (age 36) 63 9 Flag of United Arab Emirates Al-Nasr v.  Ecuador, 5 March 2014
MF Chris Herd 4 April 1989 (1989-04-04) (age 31) 0 0 Flag of England Aston Villa v.  Ecuador, 5 March 2014
MF Nikita Rukavytsya 22 June 1987 (1987-06-22) (age 33) 13 1 Flag of Germany FSV Frankfurt v.  Canada, 16 October 2013
MF Jackson Irvine 7 March 1993 (1993-03-07) (age 27) 1 0 Flag of Scotland Kilmarnock v.  Canada, 16 October 2013
MF Mitch Nichols 1 May 1989 (1989-05-01) (age 31) 4 0 Flag of Japan Cerezo Osaka 2013 EAFF East Asian Cup, July 2013
MF Aaron Mooy 15 September 1990 (1990-09-15) (age 30) 3 3 Flag of Australia Western Sydney Wanderers 2013 EAFF East Asian Cup, July 2013
MF Ruben Zadkovich 23 May 1986 (1986-05-23) (age 34) 3 0 Flag of Australia Perth Glory 2013 EAFF East Asian Cup, July 2013
MF Erik Paartalu 3 May 1986 (1986-05-03) (age 34) 2 0 Flag of Thailand Muangthong United 2013 EAFF East Asian Cup, July 2013
FW Joshua Kennedy 20 August 1982 (1982-08-20) (age 38) 36 17 Flag of Japan Nagoya Grampus 2014 FIFA World Cup 27-man preliminary squad
FW Robbie Kruse 5 October 1988 (1988-10-05) (age 32) 28 3 Flag of Germany Bayer Leverkusen v.  Costa Rica, 19 November 2013
FW Archie Thompson 23 October 1978 (1978-10-23) (age 42) 54 28 Flag of Australia Melbourne Victory v.  Brazil, 7 September 2013
FW Mitchell Duke 18 January 1991 (1991-01-18) (age 29) 4 2 Flag of Australia Central Coast Mariners v.  Brazil, 7 September 2013
FW Tomi Jurić 22 July 1991 (1991-07-22) (age 29) 3 1 Flag of Australia Western Sydney Wanderers 2013 EAFF East Asian Cup, July 2013
FW Connor Pain 11 November 1993 (1993-11-11) (age 26) 1 0 Flag of Australia Melbourne Victory 2013 EAFF East Asian Cup, July 2013
FW Alex Brosque 12 October 1983 (1983-10-12) (age 37) 21 5 Flag of United Arab Emirates Al-Ain v.  Iraq, 18 June 2013

Current coaching staff

Alumni

Former players

Main article: List of Australian international players

Managers

Main article: List of Australia international managers

Honours

Runners-up (1): 1997
Third Place (1): 2001
Winners (4): 1980, 1996, 2000, 2004
Runners-up (2): 1998, 2002
Runners-up (1): 2011
  • AFC Men's Team of the Year: 2006

External links

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