World Cup countdown - 82 days to go

Today we look at five former Socceroos who share a common thread.

Today we look at five former Socceroos who share a common thread.

In the line of players capped for Australia-s senior national team, the following list contains those whose debut appearance has relevance with the number of days until the start of Brazil 2014.

Aub Mascord - Cap 82 Debut: 24-Sep-1938 v India Made a solitary appearance against India.

Hamilton McMeechan - Cap 182 Midfielder Debut: 26-Nov-1965 v Cambodia Having played in six internationals between 1965 and 1968, ‘Hammy- passed away in 2012 at the age of 71.

Greg Woodhouse - Cap 282 Goalkeeper Debut: 13-Jun-1979 v New Zealand Played 11 internationals between 1979 and 1981.

Milan Blagojevic - Cap 382 Defender Debut: 14-Jun-1991 v Korea Republic Made 19 international appearances over the course of a decade, his final game coming against Tahiti in 2002. Blagojevic also represented Australia at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics.

Jon McKain - Cap 482 Defender Debut: 9-Sep-2004 v Solomon Islands Currently running around in the Hyundai A-League with Adelaide United, McKain has made 16 appearances for the Socceroos between 2004 and 2011.

The latest played capped for the Socceroos was Massimo Luongo who became cap 571 after making his debut in the recent friendly against Ecuador in London. Wonder who will be cap 582?

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