What a rise it’s been for this young striker. He’s now challenging Tim Cahill for that central striker role in the Socceroos and is now an ACL and Asian Cup winner after an unforgettable 2014 and '15.
After sweeping home a sensational goal against Oman in the group stage, it was his absolute determination that created the chance for Troisi to smash home the Asian Cup final winner in Sydney on January 31, 2015.
Juric spent much of his developing years in Croatia before a return home with Adelaide United got him noticed.
This resulted in a move to the Wanderers where he was pivotal in the club’s 2014 ACL-winning campaign.
Another striker who’ll be part of Ange Postecoglou’s plans as Australia aim to qualify for Russia 2018, his energy and power up front will be hugely important.
Mark Milligan's moving tribute to Caltex Socceroos debutants
Awer Mabil and Thomas Deng were South Sudanese refugees over a decade ago. Earlier this morning they became Caltex Socceroos. It was an incredible milestone for the two childhood friends, who grew up in Adelaide bonding over the love of football. WRAP: Caltex Socceroos o
Focus shifts to home games in November after Kuwait win
With the first test passed with flying colours, Graham Arnold’s Caltex Socceroos will swiftly turn their focus to November’s home friendlies against Korea Republic and Lebanon. Arnold’s tenure got off to a dream start on Tuesday morning (AEDT) with his side strolling to a 4-0
‘It’s a big dream come true’: Mabil, Deng proud to make Caltex Socceroos debuts
Almost a decade ago they were young kids kicking a ball together at the local park, dreaming of playing professional football. Fast forward nine years and good mates Awer Mabil and Thomas Deng made their Caltex Socceroos debuts together in a thumping 4-0 win over Kuwait.
Arnie’s Caltex Socceroos take shape as attacking stars shine
The Graham Arnold era has gotten off to a flying start, less than three months out from the opening game of the Caltex Socceroos’ AFC Asian Cup title defence. Apostolos Giannou, Tom Rogic, debutant Awer Mabil and an own goal were the difference as Australia cruised to a 4-0 wi