Posted: Monday September 2, 2013 1:38 AM

Tim Cahill to miss Australia-Brazil friendly

Decrease font Decrease font
Enlarge font Enlarge font

SYDNEY (AP) - Tim Cahill has ruled himself out of Australia's football friendly against Brazil on Saturday because of an ankle injury.

The 33-year-old Cahill said he hurt his right ankle while playing for the New York Bulls against DC United in a Major League Soccer match at the weekend.

He scored his eighth goal of the season and set up another goal in New York's 2-1 win before limping from the field in the 58th minute.

Cahill had scans on his ankle after the match and said "unfortunately I won't be fit to join the Socceroos in Brazil this week due to injury.''

 
SI.com
Hot Topics: Sammy Watkins NFL Draft Rick Adelman NFL Questions Aaron Hernandez Donald Trump
TM & © 2014 Time Inc. A Time Warner Company. All Rights Reserved.
Terms under which this service is provided to you. Read our privacy guidelines, your California privacy rights, and ad choices.
SI CoverRead All ArticlesBuy Cover Reprint