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Tim Vickery

Messi's defining moment is coming

18 April 2014

The question has long been asked and in Brazil, come June and July, it will be answered: just where does Lionel Messi sit on the list of all-time greats?

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Chile tactics will ask a lot of the Socceroos

6 April 2014

Chile willl look to take the initiative, play high-tempo, high-pressure football against the Socceroos at the World Cup. So the question is just how will Ange Postecoglou's side respond?

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Chile transformation is a real coup

23 March 2014

A meeting with an idol of mine got me thinking about how Chile's national team has metamorphosised into one of world football's most exciting collectives.

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Being bold is the best form of defence

9 March 2014

The lesson that can be learned from Ecuador's second-half escape against the Socceroos is that the best solutions are almost always the boldest ones.

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Socceroos a crucial test for Ecuador

21 February 2014

Millwall’s stadium in South London might seem a strange spot for the 2014 FIFA World Cup to begin, but that is the way that Ecuador sees it when it takes the pitch there against Australia on 6 March (AEDT).

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Tim Vickery

British-born Tim works as a journalist and has lived in Brazil since 1994 and provides unrivalled knowledge of South American football. Follow @Tim_Vickery on Twitter. Read More.

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Les Murray

Fondly known as 'Mr Football', Les has been directly involved in all the major events covered by SBS Sport, including five World Cup football tournaments. Follow @lesmurraysbs on Twitter.

Craig Foster

As SBS’s chief football analyst, Craig provides expert opinion and unrivalled insight. He has also represented the Socceroos and played abroad. Follow @Craig_Foster on Twitter.

David Zdrilic

After years playing abroad and a 20-goal career for the Socceroos, David turned his hand to football punditry and is a beach football fanatic. Follow @Zdrila on Twitter.

Scott McIntyre

Scott’s passion and knowledge of Asian football has consolidated his reputation as Australia’s foremost Asian football expert. Follow @mcintinhos on Twitter.

Lucy Zelic

Lucy is a life-long sports buff and former host of the Official A-League Podcast and also commentated games for Canberra United in the W-League. Follow @LucyZelic on Twitter.

Tim Vickery

British-born Tim works as a journalist and has lived in Brazil since 1994 and provides unrivalled knowledge of South American football. Follow @Tim_Vickery on Twitter.

Philip Micallef

Philip Micallef is a football writer with almost 40 years of experience. He has worked for News Limited and now SBS. He is a long-time follower of AC Milan.

Ned Zelic

Considered one of Australia's most gifted players, Ned Zelic represented the Socceroos 34 times over a decorated career that spanned Europe, Asia and the United Kingdom. Follow @NedZelic on Twitter.

Vitor Sobral

Vitor commentates for SBS and works as a presenter for The World Game. His passion for European football resonates through his blogs. Follow @Vitor_TWG on Twitter.

Tony Palumbo

A journalist with decades of experience on TV and radio, Tony is an expert on all things Italian - including football.

Socceroos jersey over the years

Socceroos jersey over the years

FFA unveiled the strip the Socceroos will play in at the 2014 FIFA World Cup, so TWG thinks it's a perfect time to take a look at the history of the green and gold jersey over the years.

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Australian FourFourTwo, The World Game Magazine

Australian FourFourTwo, The World Game Magazine

If it’s in The World Game, it’s in FourFourTwo. At newsagents and online.

4WD Australia: 50 Short Getaways (Book)

4WD Australia: 50 Short Getaways (Book)

Take the trip of a lifetime with this handy full colour book of 4WD trail information. Regional journeys highlight the top 50 tracks around Australia!

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