Tim Cahill, you bloody legend. The Asia Cup has surely received its absolute highlight as the ineffable striker Tim Cahill truly outdid his World Cup *moment* against the Netherlands – a seemingly impossible feat, really – with a goddamn exquisite overhead bicycle kick into the net during the Socerroos’ second half against China last night in Brisbane.
It doesn’t stop there, of course – Cahill also delivered an eloquent header through the posts in the match’s 65th minute, securing a convincing and thrilling 2-0 quarterfinal win against China.
Australian soccer’s golden boy was praised by team captain Mile Jedinak: “That man again, Tim Cahill, has come up with the goods.” The 2-0 victory for the ‘roos has shot Australia to the semi finals of the Asia Cup – the team will face Japan or United Arab Emirates in Newcastle on January 27.
Watch in awe as veritable art and muscle-defying bodily contortion is played out below.
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