Soccer is indeed a sport with a lot of passion, love, and excitement. Soccer is a very popular sport in a lot of countries and Australia is one of them. Soccer stars have come and gone but their names have not been forgotten. Over the years there have been a lot of notable soccer stars in Australia. These men have been featured in the world cup. Some have made a name for their self in European and British football.
You would agree that soccer is not the number one sport in Australia. That said. Some player has been able to beat all the odds and made a name that will be remembered for a long time.
In this article, we are going to be looking at some of the best soccer players in Australia. These legends have inspired a lot of people around the world and have left a mark in the minds of football enthusiast.
The late Johnny Warren was known by many as Mr. Australia. He dedicated everything in him for the game he loved until his death in 2004. He was part of the notational squad that qualified for the world cup in 1974. He was devastated when his team failed to make it into the world cup in 2002 tournament.
While he was with the Socceroos he earned about sixty-two caps. In the year 1988, he was inducted into the Australian sports hall of fame.
This Australian legend is admired by many in England because of his wonderful performance while he played in Everton and Millwall. He is regarded by many as one of the finest players that Australia has ever produced.
This midfielder was able to earn his place in the heart of fans back in the days because of his die-hard attitude. Some regarded him as a savior because he had a knack for scoring goals at crucial moments.
He enjoyed the late stage of his career with New York Red Bulls and MLS.
Craig Johnson is a player that a lot of Liverpool fans respect a lot. He was at his peak from 1981 to 1988, during this period, he scored a couple of goals and contributed to the overall performance of his team back them.
There is a hand full of legends in Australia, these men have touched the lives of many and will continue to be remembered for years and years to come.