Another of Australia’s heroes from their breakthrough 2006 FIFA World Cup™ campaign has retired with key midfielder Vince Grella recently losing a lengthy battle with ongoing injuries after an impressive career for club and country.
Former Australia international Vince Grella has announced his retirement after tearing his calf in his A-League debut for Melbourne Heart at the weekend.
Former long-serving Australia midfielder Vincenzo Grella is the latest Socceroo to return to the A-League, having signed a deal to join hometown club Melbourne Heart.
FIFA.com recalls how four goals from an unknown Australian inspired a thrilling victory over an Argentina side featuring Walter Samuel, Esteban Cambiasso and Juan Roman Riquelme at the FIFA U-20 World Cup.
Australia must better European opposition for the first time on the world stage when they and Serbia chase a last-16 place in their Group D decider.
Australia midfielder Vinnie Grella, who injured his knee during his team's 4-0 defeat to Germany, will not be able to take the pitch against Ghana.