Tim Cahill (Melbourne City) – The Caltex Socceroos legend brought up 100 games in the Green and Gold as he appeared in all three of Australia’s Confederations Cup games. Started and played a huge role in the Socceroos’ impressive 1-1 draw with Chile in the final group game.
2 of 10
Andrew Durante (Phoenix) – The Wellington Phoenix skipper played all three matches for New Zealand as the All Whites pushed Russia and Mexico in their opening two matches.
3 of 10
Marco Rojas (Victory) – The Kiwi attacker started all of New Zealand’s group matches and showed glimpses of his class without finding the back of the net.
4 of 10
James Troisi (Victory) – Another to feature in all three of Australia’s matches, Troisi starred against Chile, scoring the opener and earning the man of the match award for his superb performance.
5 of 10
Dane Ingham (Roar) – What an incredible rise for the youngster! After debuting for NZ in March, the 18-year-old started in two group matches for the All Whites and marked Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo in the final game against Portugal.
6 of 10
Michael McGlinchey (Phoenix) – The diminutive midfielder played in all three games in Russia and got through a power of work as New Zealand battled against some quality opposition.
7 of 10
Jamie Maclaren (Darmstadt) – The ex-Roar striker was used sparingly at the tournament and saw just under half an hour of game time in Australia’s final group match.
8 of 10
Kosta Barbarouses (Victory) – The winger started in NZ’s opening loss to Russia but came off the bench in their final group games against Mexico and Portugal. Showed some impressive moments but not as his electric best in Russia.
9 of 10
Tom Doyle (Phoenix) – The fullback was overlooked for New Zealand’s opening two fixtures but played a full 90 minutes in their final 4-0 loss to Portugal. He did manage to get a photo with Ronaldo post game!