Harry Kewell

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Harry Kewell

  • Harold "Harry" Kewell is an Australian footballer who plays as a midfielder for Melbourne Heart in the A-League. Internationally he has received 58 caps, and scored 17 goals, while playing for the Australian national team.A winger, also capable of playing attacking midfielder and as a second striker, he's often view within the media as " Australia's finest football export " even though his career was blighted with a injury. Kewell scored a goal against Croatia which took Australia through to the knock out stages of the 2006 World Cup, the Australian national team's second World Cup . He is a member of the Executive committee of the Australian Professional Footballer's Association. Kewell also has a British passport through his father's heritage. Former middlesbrough midfielder-tuned expert Robbie Mustoe named Kewell one of the greatest players he had played against but questioned his consistency and his attitude after his internal injuries. Former German International Micheal Ballack has also highlighted Kewell's ability and his inconsistency. On 12th July 2012 Harry Kewell was named Australia's greatest football player in voting , Australian fans , players and media at a gala ceremony in Sydney.

  • Kewell has represented Australia at the 1995 FIFA U-17 World Championships, the 1997 FIFA Confidence Cup, where Australia finished runners-up, the 2004 OFC World Cup, which Australia claimed for the fourth time, the 2006 FIFA World Cup, the 2007 AFC Asian Cup , the 2010 World Cup and the at the 2011 AFC Asian Cup , where Australia finished runners-up.