HE has been a superstar for the Socceroos for well over a decade but Tim Cahill’s time in the green and gold has officially come to an end.
Cahill confirmed on Tuesday morning he is retiring from his international career, bringing to end a stunning career which saw him rise to become Australia’s all-time leading goalscorer.
“No words can describe what it has meant to represent my country,” Cahill said in a message on Twitter.
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“Massive thank you to everyone for the support throughout all my years wearing the Australian badge.”
The 38-year-old made his last appearance for the Socceroos off the bench against Peru at the World Cup, which marked his fourth consecutive showing at a World Cup.
He retires with an Australian record haul of 50 international goals from his 107 caps.
Today’s the day that I’m officially hanging up my boots on my international career with the Socceroos.
No words can describe what it has meant to represent my country. Massive thank you to everyone for the support throughout all my years wearing the Australian badge. pic.twitter.com/gqnM1HWA7S
— TIM CAHILL (@Tim_Cahill) July 17, 2018