Timothy Cahill was born on the 6th December 1979 in Sydney, Australia. He is an Australian football player who plays as an attacking central midfielder for the Australian national team and New York Red Bulls in the MLS. He is best known internationally for scoring the first, and then second, goal by an Australian at a FIFA World Cup. Cahill now plys his trade at MLS club Ney York Red Bull along with Arsenal legend Thierry Henry. Cahill recently broke the record for the highest scoring Australian player of all time.
Tim was born to a Samoan mother and English father of Irish descent, and was encouraged to play football. He played his schoolboy football at Balmain Police Boys Club and also for the Marrickville Red Devils Soccer Football Club.
Cahill was signed by Millwall on a free transfer from Sydney United in 1997 and made his Millwall debut on May 22, 1998. In the 2003-2004 season he was a key player in Millwall reaching the FA Cup final. He made 217 appearances for Millwall and scored 52 goals during his time there, and in 2004 he signed for Everton where he has been a regular in the 1st team ever since. He made his debut for the Australian national side in 2004 and is a regular member of the squad.