Australian players just want their people make proud
Australian coach Ange Postecoglou announced the final list of players who will be performing in Brazil
Australia at the World Cup is definitely the weakest team, so it is quoted by bookmakers. However, the popular Kangaroos do not think they have arrived in Brazil as tourists.
The biggest star in the team is player of Red Bull New York Tim Cahill. Australia at the World Cup play in the group with Chile, Netherlands and Spain.
"It was not easy to choose the final list because all the guys are working hard. Nevertheless, I had to finally some write off and pick 23 players that I think are the best what Australia has at the moment," said Postecoglou, adding:
"These guys can do Australia proud. Our goal is make people proud of what we do. We are able to be a good test for some of the best teams of the world such as Spain or the Netherlands."
List of Australia national team for World Cup:
Goalkeepers: Eugene Galekovic (Adelaide United), Mitchell Langerak (Borussia Dortmund), Matt Ryan (Club Brugge)
The defenders Jason Davidson (Heracles Almelo), Ivan Franjic (Brisbane Roar), Ryan McGowan (Shandong Luneng Taishan), Matthew Spiranovic (Western Sydney Wanderers), Alex Wilkinson (Jeonbuk Hyundai), Bailey Wright (Preston North End)
Midfielders: Oliver Bozanic (Lucerne), Mark Bresciano (Al Gharafa), James Holland (Austria Vienna), Mile Jedinak (Crystal Palace), Massimo Luongo (Swindon Town), Matt McKay (Brisbane Roar), Mark Milligan (Melbourne Victory), Tommy Oar (Utrecht), James Troisi (Melbourne Victory), Dario Vidosic (Sion)
Forwards: Tim Cahill (New York Red Bulls), Ben Halloran (Fortuna Dusseldorf), Mathew Leckie (FSV Frankfurt 1899), Adam Taggart (Newcastle Jets)