HIGHLIGHTS

1985

Kit: Australian Playboy magazine

Date of Publication:
October 1985

Covergirl:
Vanessa Bruce

Stats & Facts:
It has been the very first and only time that a covergirl of the official Australian Playboy magazine has worn an Australian national football jersey! Vanessa Bruce does not show her beauty only, but also the beauty of the Australian national jersey which has been worn by the national team from 1985-1986.

 

2006

Kit: Match Ball

Equipment Supplier: Adidas

Match Details:
2006 World Cup preparing match vs Liechtenstein hosted in Ulm (Germany)

Result:
Liechtenstein 1 – 3 Australia (Wednesday, 07th June 2006)

Player: Joshua Kennedy  Position: Forward  Socceroos Cap: #492

Socceroos Date of Debut:
07th June 2006, Australia vs Liechtenstein, Ulm (Germany)

Squad:
Zeljko Kalac, Lucas Neill, Craig Moore, Tim Cahill, Tony Popovic, Brett Emerton, Josip Skoko, Harry Kewell, Stan Lazaridis, John Aloisi (goal 81min), Mile Sterjovski (goal 24min), Joshua Kennedy (goal 75min), Archie Thompson, Michael Beauchamp, Mark Milligan, Neil Kilkenny, Kristian Sarkies Manager: Guus Hiddink

Stats & Facts:
Till today (2020) the only match between both nations and lucky enough to catch the ball after the match when Socceroos debutant Joshua Kennedy has shot the match ball to the green & gold aussie crowd. On top of this Mark Viduka signed the ball after the game, too. Amazing day!

2012

Kit: Goalkeeper Gloves

Equipment Supplier: Mitre

Match Details:
2014 World Cup qualifying match vs Saudi Arabia hosted in Melbourne (Australia)

Result:
Australia 4 – 2 Saudi Arabia (Wednesday, 29th February 2012)

Player: Mark Schwarzer  Position: Goalkeeper  Socceroos Cap: #397

Socceroos Date of Debut:
31th July 1993, Australia vs Canada, Edmonton (Canada)

Squad:
Mark Schwarzer, Lucas Neill, Matt Spiranovic, Jade North, Sasa Ognenovski, Mark Milligan, Brett Emerton (goal 76min), Harry Kewell (goal 73min), James Troisi, Mark Bresciano, Alex Brosque (goals 43min & 75min), Archie Thompson, David Carney, Nick Carle, Michael Thwaite Manager: Holger OsieckMile Sterjovski (goal 24min), Joshua Kennedy (goal 75min), Archie Thompson, Michael Beauchamp, Mark Milligan, Neil Kilkenny, Kristian Sarkies Manager: Guus Hiddink

Stats & Facts:
Another great moment and item in our football museum. The gloves of Mark Schwarzer, the Socceroo with the most played matches for his nation (109 games) and one of the best as well as most successful Australian goalkeepers the football world has seen.