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The Socceroos have kicked off their World Cup campaign in disastrous fashion, suffering a 4-0 defeat to Germany.

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Socceroos player ratings for World Cup Group D opener against Germany:

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When referee Marco Rodriguez flashed a red card in Socceroo midfielder Tim Cahill’s face, he crushed the hopes of a nation. Four years ago was an epiphany, but 2010 has the potential to be our darkest hour – and it’s only just begun.

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Outclassed, outplayed and totally destroyed; an Australian team left licking it’s wounds after an abysmal loss.

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The aftermath of a 4-0 loss brings heavy criticism. Given it was Australia losing to powerhouse Germany, it may come in a lesser form – but what we come to expect from an Australian side was not on show.

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Three-time champions Germany fired out a warning to World Cup challengers with a comprehensive 4-0 dismantling of Australia in their opening Group D match Sunday.

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It’s been four long years since the Socceroos were bundled out of the World Cup in Germany in controversial circumstances, and at 4.30am EST Monday morning, Pim Verbeek’s men get their chance to get back on the big stage and have another crack.

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Parking a bus in front of goal: that has been the most popular bit of advice we’ve given the Socceroos as they prepare for the challenge of holding out Germany tomorrow morning. But considering Craig Moore and Lucas Neill’s current form, it could be more of a Volkswagen Beetle than a double-decker bus at the […]

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Socceroos skipper Lucas Neill rates his side’s opening match against Germany the toughest game Australia has faced in its World Cup history.

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Spectators expecting a footballing fiesta will be shortchanged by Australia, Germany coach Joachim Loew said ahead of his team’s opening World Cup against the Socceroos on Sunday.

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The 2010 World Cup will help define Harry Kewell’s place in football history. It will help determine whether he is remembered as a gifted but chronic crock, or an immense talent who rose to his greatest heights when the odds looked stacked against him.

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Exactly four years ago as the Socceroos prepared for their World Cup opening match, Tim Cahill was one of the boys. Now, he’s the man.

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One Socceroo with first-hand knowledge of virtually the entire German team may be lucky to get any game time in Sunday’s World Cup opener in Durban.

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The Socceroos are being pitched into the deepest of deep ends at the 2010 World Cup, make no mistake. Last time their opening match was against comparative lightweights Japan. This time they jump in against Germany, a nation with one of the proudest and most intimidating records in world football.

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Can old heads beat young legs? Can experience triumph over youth? The Socceroos had better hope so. For they are pitting the second oldest of the 32 squads at the World Cup against a German outfit travelling with its youngest group in 76 years.

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Germany look set to start World Cup-tested Miroslav Klose against the Socceroos as both sides face a selection drama over their lone striker.

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Harry Kewell’s welcome message for coach Pim Verbeek couldn’t be any more clear – he’s ready and eager to play 90 minutes in the Socceroos’ World Cup opener against Germany.

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Socceroos midfielder Tim Cahill is unfazed by Germany’s backhanded compliments and threats to tear Australia apart down the wings in their World Cup opener in Durban.

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