The first Socceroos podcast is coming!

Prepare your ears, Socceroos fans - the first Socceroos podcast is coming on Wednesday!

In the first of our new series, we caught up with Aarhus midfielder Mustafa Amini.

Amini shares tears of joy over becoming a father for the first time, and discusses what it is like raising his child amid the global COVID-19 pandemic, and how his teammates are staying positive in trying times.

The former Central Coast Mariners man also reveals a sleepless night after learning of his first Socceroos start, and talks about a harrowing 14-hour flight to Dubai when he left home to join Borussia Dortmund as an 18-year-old.


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Amini talks about loneliness, the tough grind of establishing himself as a top-flight European footballer, and pays tribute to the family sacrifices that have made him who he is today.

He also shares his some of his favourite Socceroos memories - including what he did when Tim Cahill scored that famous double against Japan at the 2006 FIFA World Cup - and sheds light on what it is like to be inside Australian national team camp under former Mariners mentor Graham Arnold.

Stay tuned!

Mustafa Amini
Amini and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrate a Champions League win in 2014

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