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.


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