Fifa Worldcup – Socceroos InfoGraphic
Great poster to show the kids about the FIFA World Cup Socceroos campaign
Aussies and the World Cup
- Australia has qualified for the World Cup 4 times, in 1974, 2006, 2010 and 2014.
- Their first goal in a qualifier: Len Scheinflug, with a penalty kick in the 70th minute in 1965.
- Their first goal at a World Cup: Tim Cahill, with a goal in the 89th minute to tie the game 1-1 in 2006.
- Tim Cahill has scored the most World Cup goals for Australia—as of 2013, the count is 3.
- Australia’s best World Cup performance was in 2006, where the Socceroos qualified for the second round. They eventually lost to Italy 1-0, finishing 16th overall.