Tim Cahill Legacy
The story of international football star Tim Cahill, one of the most admired Australian sportsmen of all time is unique. Born in Sydney to a Samoan mother and Londoner father, Tim Cahill grew up in the sprawling western suburbs of Sydney. Growing up in the 1980s, life for Tim was about family, football and more football - training, playing and watching it with his brothers.
Tim steadily worked his way through the local club sides with an on-field toughness and intelligence that made the unlikely a possibility. By the time he was a teenager, Tim's parents boldly applied for a bank loan to fund his travels to England. It was an act of faith repaid with a successful trial for Millwall, the storied London club. After establishing cult-hero status among the fans, he signed for Everton, where he would enjoy a highly successful Premiership and stellar international career - leaving the legacy of becoming one of the most admired and respected Australian sportsmen of all time. Tim has returned home to Australia to play for Melbourne City after playing stints in New York and Shanghai.
Tim will appear in conversation with broadcaster Francis Leach to reflect on his remarkable life journey.
Speakers Tim Cahill in conversation with Francis Leach.
Sat 28 Mar 2020, 10.00am | Footscray Park, VIC
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