The Brisbane Roar stalwart was another of the 2015 Asian Cup winning success stories. His performances were outstanding highlighted by a poacher's goal against Oman in the group stage and an appearance off the bench in the final against South Korea.
A hard-running midfielder with amazing energy levels and fine passing and vision, McKay’s excellent form for Roar has been one of the success stories of the Hyundai A-league in recent seasons.
His composure and ability on the ball was crucial in Roar’s record-breaking run to double-winning season in 2010-11, and his performances were recognised as he effortlessly stepped up into the Socceroos first team.
His growing reputation was also rewarded with a move to Scottish giant Rangers for season 2011-12 before moving to Busan IPark in South Korea and then onto Chinese Super League side Changchun Yatai in 2013. McKay returned to Roar soon after where he remains a club great.
He took on the role of left back as Australia’s qualification campaign for the 2014 World Cup came to its climax, helping the Socceroos to eventually secure their spot in Brazil, where he played in two of the three games at the World Cup.
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