Former Australia captain Cahill ends playing career


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  • Friday, 29 Mar 2019

Soccer Football - World Cup - Group C - Australia vs Peru - Fisht Stadium, Sochi, Russia - June 26, 2018 Australia's Tim Cahill gestures at the end of the match REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci

(Reuters) - Former Australia captain Tim Cahill has announced his retirement from football at the age of 39 to focus on a career in media and coaching.

Cahill, who spent 15 seasons in England playing for Millwall and Everton, ended his international career after last year's World Cup in Russia as his country's top scorer with 50 goals.

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