Australia eyeing first major success in Asia

July 5, 2007
SYDNEY, July 5 (Reuters) - For a country that has won virtually every major international sporting trophy on offer, Australia's record in soccer is something of an embarrassment. Australians have generally been ambivalent towards soccer but everything changed last year when they made their first appearance at the World Cup finals in 32 years. The Socceroos did not win the tournament but their rollercoaster ride and never-say-die approach to the game finally aroused national interest. While not ...

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