The launch of the new FIFA 16 game is just days away so check out the top 20 ranked Australian players in the game here.
With cover star Tim Cahill’s stats not available until the game is released (as the Chinese Super League doesn’t feature), Valencia goalkeeper Mat Ryan is the highest rated Socceroo.
The sensational shot-stopper is rated 78 overall in the game, with his kicking rated 82 and reflexes an impressive 84 to help get to his impressive mark.
Skipper Mile Jedinak (76) at Crystal Palace is the next best, just ahead of on-loan VFB Stuttgart winger Robbie Kruse, Asian Cup hero James Troisi, Trent Sainsbury, Mathew Leckie and injured-plagued Middlesbrough defender Rhys Williams all on 73.
Bursaspor left-back Aziz Behich is eighth on 71, with Hyundai A-League star Aaron Mooy (70) and Switzerland-based Dario Vidosic (70), rounding out the top 10.
The players from 10-20 are: Matt McKay – 70, Jason Davidson – 69, Luke DeVere – 69, James Holland – 69, Tarek Elrich – 69, Massimo Luongo – 68, Bernie Ibini – 68, Joshua Risdon – 68, Ivan Franjic – 68, Ryan McGowan - 68
Press conference: van Marwijk and Behich talk ahead of Socceroos v Denmark
Socceroos boss Bert van Marwijk and Aziz Behich have fronted the official pre-match press conference ahead of Australia’s crucial Group C clash against Denmark in Samara on Thursday night (AEST). After a first-up loss to France on the weekend, the Socceroos will be chasing all
UPDATE: 2018 FIFA World Cup™ broadcast details
Optus has announced that all the remaining group matches of the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ will now also be simulcast on free-to-air TV on SBS. The decision was announced on Wednesday afternoon as the Telco deals with issues surrounding their service, including dropouts and other fa
Opponent Watch: Denmark star's Socceroos warning
Denmark talisman Christian Eriksen has urged his side to lift their standards ahead of tomorrow evening’s clash with the Socceroos. The Tottenham man has entered the tournament in Russia with giant expectations, but found himself on the fringes of the Danes’ nervy 1-0 win over