Australia’s head coach Bert van Marwijk has announced provisional squad for FIFA World Cup 2018, Tim Cahill has been given another chance to emulate the likes of Pele, Uwe Seeler, and Miroslav Klose, although he has not played much football in this year. Two young players are also handed their maiden call-ups for the world cup squad.
Australia Provisional Squad
Goalkeepers: Mat Ryan, Danny Vukovic, Brad Jones, Mitch Langerak
Defenders: Aziz Behich (Bursaspor/Turkey), Milos Degenek, Matthew Jurman, James Meredith, Josh Risdon, Trent Sainsbury, Aleksandar Susnjar, Bailey Wright, Alex Gersbach, Fran Karacic
Midfielders: Josh Brillante, Mile Jedinak, Mark Milligan, Robbie Kruse, Jackson Irvine, Massimo Luongo, Aaron Mooy, Tom Rogic, James Troisi.
Forwards: Tim Cahill, Tomi Juric, Matthew Leckie, Andrew Nabbout, Nikita Rukavytsya, Dimitri Petratos, Jamie Maclaren, Daniel Arzani, Apostolos Giannou.