Forward Adam Taggart
- Height 183cm
- Weight 69kg
- D.O.B. 2/6/93
- Born Perth
Debut: 03/12/2012 v Hong Kong
Socceroos Cap Number: 553
Caps (Goals): 12 (6)
Major tournaments: FIFA World Cup 2014
Current Club: Cerezo Osaka
Previous clubs: Perth Glory, Newcastle Jets, Fulham, Dundee United (loan), Brisbane Roar, Suwon Bluewings
The West Australian forward started his senior career at local side Perth Glory; however, it was his 2012 move to Newcastle Jets where the 26-year-old made his name, securing the 2013/14 golden boot with 16 goals.
Taggart's reward for the stellar season, was a dream move to Premier League outfit Fulham FC, however injuries limited game time forcing the striker to return home for consistent first team football.
After successful campaigns with Perth Glory and Brisbane Roar, K-League powerhouse Suwon Bluewings secured the Socceroos' signature and has hit career best form becoming the first Australian to win the league's golden boot award in 2019.
Best Socceroos moment:
Taggart being 21 at the time, was selected as part of Ange Postecoglou's squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. Getting time on the field against the Netherlands and Spain, Adam Taggart was opposite two of the world's best number 9's in the likes of Fernando Torres and Robin Van Persie.
The Perth native made 92 appearances for Perth Glory, Brisbane Roar and Newcastle Jets where he achieved the 2013/14 season's top scorer award.
Did you know?
Taggart scored his first Socceroos goal at 19 years and 190 days, placing the forward alongside some of Australia's youngest ever goal scorers.
Qualifying World Cup 2022
Aussies Abroad: Taggart scores Champions League goal, Smith assists & Amini seals transfer
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The journey so far: Taggart treasures 'massive win' in Jordan
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Aussies Abroad Preview: Boyle and Irvine prepare for Scottish Cup semi as Socceroos face off in Japan
In Aussies Abroad action this weekend, Mitch Langerak and Adam Taggart will be facing off for the first time in the J.League while Martin Boyle and Jackson Irvine have a Scottish Cup semi-final to look forward to. A mammoth clash awaits Irvine and Boyle's Hibernian as they go
Aussies Abroad: Mat Ryan keeps first Arsenal clean sheet
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Adam Taggart arrives in Japan ahead of Cerezo Osaka move
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Socceroos' AFC Champions League draws revealed
The 2021 AFC Champions League opponents of Mitch Langerak, Adam Taggart, Rhyan Grant, Jamie Maclaren and Andrew Redmayne were all revealed in Wednesday night's group stage draw. Grant and Redmayne's Sydney FC and Langerak's Nagoya Grampus will commence their involvement from
'Help you in the future': Adam Taggart's silver linings from challenging year
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Adam Taggart named in EA Sports FIFA 21 Team of the Week
Adam Taggart's hat-trick for Suwon Bluewings last weekend didn't go unnoticed with the Socceroos striker named in FIFA 21's inaugural team of the week. Adam Taggart has been rewarded with a place in the team of the week of the newly released FIFA 21 after he spearheaded his Su
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Four Socceroos scored for their clubs over the weekend, Milos Degenek's FK Crvena Zvezda secured their fourth win on the bounce in the Serbian SuperLiga, and Martin Boyle's Hibernian remain undefeated in the Scottish Premiership. Milos Degenek's FK Crvena Zvezda saw off FK Spa
Aussies Abroad: Vukovic's 355-day return, Taggart & O'Neill's extra-time heroics
Socceroos goalkeeper Danny Vukovic played his first match in almost a year after recovering from a ruptured achilles tendon whilst Adam Taggart scored the winner for Suwon Bluewings in their FA Cup match against Jeju United. Danny Vukovic's long-awaited return to action finall