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    People Are Wondering: Where In The World Is Tim Cahill?

    Run to the Cahill.

    Australians watching the FIFA World Cup in Russia have seen the Socceroos lose gallantly to a bizarrely ineffective French outfit, and draw with a Denmark team many believe the Aussies should have beaten.

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    Thursday night's 1-1 draw with the Danes puts Australia on one point, off the bottom of Group C but in need of a victory against Peru in its next match to remain a chance of progressing.

    And while the Socceroos have played with courage and intensity, Australians have just one question: Where is Tim Cahill?

    The 38-year-old has remained on the bench for both of Australia's games, with coach Bert van Marwijk (who took the Netherlands to the World Cup final in 2010) opting to field younger players such as 19-year-old Daniel Arzani, Hull City player Jackson Irvine, and Tomi Juric, who plays in Switzerland.

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    And while Cahill is one of the oldest players at the tournament and hasn't completed a 90-minute game in months, people are still very, very upset.

    honestly where the fuck is tim cahill, we have no forward who can actually score. this coach sucks. plan a - pray for a handball in the box. GET FUCKED BRING ON CAHILL CUNT

    Apparently Tim Cahill has gone to Russia to see the sights...

    So why the fuck did we bring Cahill at the expense of youth if we can't play the cunt for 20 minutes when we're in need of victory? #DENAUS #WorldCup

    Seriously Cahill ?????? Should’ve come on ! #DENVAUS @FIFAWorldCup

    While others saw a different side to the argument.

    Approximately 10million people who hadn't watched a game of soccer until last week damn a former World Cup final coach for not sending on a 38-year-old who has played an hour of football this year, but who was certain to score the winner. #FifaWorldCup2018

    People calling for Cahill obviously haven't seen him play for the last 18 months! #DENAUS

    If I was coach Cahill might have got a run tonight. Timing of Nabbout injury threw a spanner in the works. But to act like BvM has erred massively by not putting Timmy on is absolutely absurd and grinds my gears deluxe. Just stop. #DENAUS

    Tim Cahill simply must start against Peru. And while we're at it, Wally Lewis has to make his Queensland comeback in Origin 2 and the Aussie cricket team needs to dig up Don Bradman for this one-day series.

    Australia has one more game in the group stage, playing Peru, where a win is an absolute necessity. Australian fans will have to hold out and hope France beats Denmark. If all that falls into place, the Aussies are through to the next round.

    Hell, maybe the stage is still set for a Cahill cameo.

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