Australia and Everton hero Tim Cahill has shared his support for the new Celtic manager, Ange Postecoglou.

Shortly after Postecoglou’s unveiling as the new Bhoys boss, Cahill was quick to send his best wishes to his former Socceroos boss. Cahill, who amassed a staggering 108 caps for Australia, worked with Postecoglou before his international retirement in 2018.

Together, they made the 2014 World Cup, and won the 2015 AFC Asian Cup. Cahill, a star for Everton for 8 years, was arguably Australia’s biggest name over recent history, and his endorsement means a great deal.

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It’s also significant that 4 years after they worked together, he still calls Postecoglou boss:

Back in 2017, Cahill paid tribute to Postecoglou as he left the Australian national team. Cahill said on Instagram:

“From the World Cup in Brazil, winning the Asian Cup and now to the biggest prize of qualifying for a fourth consecutive World Cup.

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“His leadership and beliefs are infectious and I’m proud that I had the chance to share his journey with him and witness his love for our country.

“The most important part was the belief he instilled in us to play a style of football that could test any team we came up against.

“This for me sets Ange apart as someone that stayed strong to his values of changing the game in Australia.

“His saying that will stay with me forever is NEVER TAKE A BACKWARDS STEP.”

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Tim Cahill and Ange Postecoglou / (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

Celtic fans react to Tim Cahill message

Of course, Celtic fans reacted, and even had some career advice for the Australia legend. Everton fans chipped in with support, too.

 

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