Substitute James Troisi smashed home a dramatic extra-time winner as Australia beat South Korea 2-1 to win their first Asian Cup title.
Tim Cahill brushed off retirement talk before the Asian Cup final and cannily labelled South Korea favourites.
Australia's favourite footballing son Tim Cahill could finally get his hands on some serious silverware in the Asian Cup final.
Iraq have been cleared to take their place in the Asian Cup quarter-final against South Korea after a protest was turned down.
China have scored twice to come from behind and beat Uzbekistan at the Asian Cup to book themselves a spot in the quarter-finals.
Australia coach Ange Postecoglou says his team have made a mockery of the FIFA rankings after the Socceroos pummelled Oman.
Australia will launch their attempt to reach new heights by toppling champions Japan and winning the Asian Cup.
Australia says it ran a clean bid for the 2022 World Cup and has rejected assertions to the contrary found in a FIFA report.
Australia defeated Saudi Arabia 3-2 in a hard-fought friendly on Monday to secure their first victory in almost a year.
2014 Soccer World Cup quarter-finalists Belgium have seen off Australia in an international friendly.
The SWC has produced several goals of outstanding quality, with these five seen as the best of the tournament so far.
Australia goalkeeper Mat Ryan is still bitterly upset after letting through the goal that dumped the Socceroos out of the World Cup.
Spain have ended what has been a disappointing 2014 World Cup campaign with a win over Australia in Sao Paulo.
A recap of scoring and commentary from the SWC match between Australia and Spain.
Australia's Tim Cahill believes the Socceroos can take a huge step forward with victory over dethroned world champions Spain.