'A good feeling to be back on home soil': Thomas Deng

Thomas Deng spoke to the media as he celebrated his 26th birthday and revealed he was excited to be back in the Subway Socceroos' camp following last year's FIFA World Cup.

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The versatile defender has two caps to his name and will be looking to make a positive impression as the new cycle begins.

Catch what he had to say below.

Deng on being in camp...

It's a really good feeling to be back in camp, since the World Cup finished, it's good to see the boys back together and the staff as well.

Deng on the support back home...

We saw all the support that we got back home and you know, we kind of brought the nation together. We saw the videos at Fed (Federation) Square and you know, we just want to replicate that same same energy and hopefully see a lot of fans out.