Tim Cahill joins Indian club Jamshedpur

Australia’s all-time leading goal scorer, Tim Cahill, will likely end his playing career in the subcontinent after agreeing to join Indian Super League side Jamshedpur.

The 38-year-old announced his international retirement following the 2018 World Cup but isn’t ready to hang up his boots completely just yet. 

Cahill was most recently with English club Millwall and believes Jamshedpur presented a perfect fit for him.

“I’m excited to announce that I’m signing for Jamshedpur FC in the Indian Super League,” Cahill said on Twitter.

“I’ve been really impressed in my conversations with the club by their professionalism and goals for what they want to achieve.

“I know I can help the team on and off the park with my leadership and experience. I want to help grow the game and encourage young kids to play football.

“I’m looking forward to beginning this next adventure, meeting my teammates at training camp in Madrid.”

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After becoming a household name at Everton, Cahill has also played for New York Red Bulls, Shanghai Shenhua and Melbourne City.

Though India will surely mark his final playing destination, the Australian striker has already set his sights on coaching, having recently undertaken studies for his UEFA B licence. 

Set to link up with his new side in Spain for pre-season, Cahill also has a Socceroos testimonial match to look forward to in November against Lebanon in Sydney. 

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