The Socceroos have however since been bundled out in the group stage of both the 2010 and 2014 editions of the tournament, and only veteran striker Tim Cahill remains from the legendary 2006 squad. On the wings, Mathew Leckie has made the right his own, while Robbie Kruse is close to locking down the left. Midfield duo James Troisi and Nikita Rukavytsya had been Socceroos regulars under Ange Postecoglou but were cut loose late by van Marwijk. The green and gold are heading to a fourth straight World Cup, but which players secured their spot on the plane to Russia? 21. Club: KRC Genk (Belgium) Tomi Juric Brillante and Karacic have lost out for a right-back berth after Josh Risdon's star performance at the NV Arena on Friday. 16. Caps: 6 The Socceroos will continue to train in Turkey this week before heading to Budapest for a friendly with Hungary on June 9 and Kazan for their World Cup opener with France on June 16. The decision locks in Tim Cahill for a fourth World Cup, where he will attempt to become just the fourth man to score at four tournaments. 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Caltex Socceroos squad named for World Cup qualifiers. Aziz Behich Mark Milligan also makes his fourth travelling party, while skipper Mile Jedinak will saddle up for his third. Australia’s 2018 FIFA World Cup is their fourth consecutive World Cup appearance after their qualification for the 2006 edition ended with a magical run to the Round of 16. Competitive leader, made his name in midfield but looms as one of van Marwijk's preferred central defenders. Staff writer 1471328511,1512361982 + The Caltex Socceroos will face Iraq and UAE in the opening 2018 FIFA World Cup final stage qualifiers at full strength with coach Ange Postecoglou selecting an experienced and powerful 23-man squad for the first two matches early next month. Experienced and versatile defender who hasn't featured for his country since late in 2015. Goals: 2 3. Caps: 106 Socceroos Squad; Read About Australia U-23; Young Socceroos; Joeys; Fixtures . With France, Denmark and Peru awaiting Australia in Russia, Goal takes a look at the Socceroos set to take on the world's best. (AAP) Tim Cahill will attempt to score at a record fourth FIFA World Cup (AAP). Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive to COVID-19 as a second wave sweeps Europe. Club: Milwall (England) Before the Socceroos get their 2018 FIFA World Cup campaign underway, WWOS has put together a bit of information about each of the 23 players selected in Bert van Marwijk’s squad heading to Russia. 11. The other 23 will enjoy a rare morning off to celebrate their achievements before getting back to business on Monday afternoon under the sweltering sun. "Every step of the selection process has been difficult because the players have all given everything to make the final selection," van Marwijk said. (AAP) Aaron Mooy enjoyed a standout debut season in the EPL (AAP). Age: 28 Goals: 1 Strong defender who moved to South Korea from Sydney FC to press his claims as a starting centre-back. Robbie Kruse Caps: 4 Caps: 2 Matches ... Watch: Full game of Socceroos v Syria in FIFA World Cup 2018 Play-Off Watch the Socceroos v Syria in their 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier clash in the YouTube player below! Goals: 0 Adds a new dimension in attack. Club: Feyenoord Rotterdam (Netherlands) Young defenders Alex Gersbach and Aleksandar Susnjar undoubtedly have bright futures in the green and gold but this World Cup was deemed to have come too soon for the duo. Age: 25 Andrew Nabbout Age: 26 WITH the Socceroos set to face the UAE in Abu Dhabi early on Wednesday morning AEST in what is a tough World Cup qualifier, it’s important to remember the qualifying is a marathon, not a sprint. 17. Caps: 43 Goals: 0 Caps: 2 Bailey Wright played a big part of Australia's defence during World Cup qualification but was cut by van Marwijk after failing to impress during March friendlies. 12. Jedinak's possible switch comes with Aaron Mooy, Massimo Luongo, Jackson Irvine and Tom Rogic all providing attractive central midfield options after strong clubs seasons in Europe. Goals: 2 The axed players have already left Turkey. Club: Bursaspor (Turkey) Brad Jones Attacking midfielder/forward with dash and dare, often a whipping boy of fans expecting more from his talent. Left-back with a happy knack of drifting forward, solidified his spot during the qualification campaign to be first-choice. Goals: 8 Tim Cahill Premier League champion Liverpool has suffered a historic 7-2 loss against usual strugglers Aston Villa. Age: 24 Age: 36 Caps: 6 Copyright © 2020 Goal.com All rights reserved. 18. Makes the cut as back up on the left. Josh Risdon Club: Newcastle Jets (Australia) Goals: 5 Age: 26 Age: 25 Also looking to bang in the goals are Andrew Nabbout, who can also play out wide, and Socceroos veteran Tim Cahill. Klopp reveals his 'long' text after Villa thrashing. Before the Socceroos get their 2018 FIFA World Cup campaign underway, WWOS has put together a bit of information about each of the 23 players selected in Bert van Marwijk’s squad heading to Russia. Hrustic, McGowan bolt into Socceroos squad RISING star Ajdin Hrustic and former Adelaide United defender Dylan McGowan are the new additions to the Socceroos squad for a … (AAP) Teen sensation Daniel Arzani is one of the hottest prospects in Australian football (AAP). James Meredith "However considering many factors, we have now settled on our final squad for Russia. Mathew Leckie, Massimo Luongo and Mat Ryan are the only other players in camp to have attended a World Cup before. Can Pellistri be Man Utd's perfect Sancho placeholder? But it's the inclusion of 19-year-old Arzani that's the most dramatic decision, sending the Melbourne City winger to the world's biggest sporting event less than five months after his first A-League start. Potential competition looms in the form of A-League duo Daniel Arzani and Dimitri Petratos , with both capable of providing a spark on either flank if called upon. 7. The lanky midfielder holds much of Australia's X-Factor, with a genuine touch of magic and a lethal left-foot strike. Mark Milligan A linchpin in midfield, can play holding or attacking roles and has upper-class foot skills. Apostolos Giannou was another favoured by Postecoglou but not so by van Marwijk, who couldn't find room for him in his attacking stocks. At the back, Trent Sainsbury is certain to make up one part of the centre back pairing with Mark Milligan, Milos Degenek and Matt Jurman all vying to partner him. Dimitri Petratos Age: 27 AEST = Australian Eastern Standard Time which is 10 hours ahead of GMT (Greenwich Mean Time), Czech thumping highlights van Marwijk's plan and proves Socceroos are ready to execute, Defensive minded? Trent Sainsbury Matthew Leckie Updated June 03, 2018 13:36:11 Age: 19 Club: Celtic FC (Scotland) 10. Aaron Mooy Goals: 0 Socceroos skipper Mile Jedinak has predominantly played as a holding midfielder for Australia but don't rule out the Aston Villa man playing alongside Sainsbury in defence.