Former Everton star and Australian record Goalscorer Tim Cahill has signed for Indian Super League side Jamshedpur FC. The 38-Year-old Forward is versatile and can be deployed as an attacking midfielder as well. Cahill has an impressive portfolio having plied his trade at the Likes of Millwall, Everton, Melbourne City and Shanghai Shenhua. Cahill found success at Millwall and Everton making over 200 appearances at both Clubs scoring 57 and 68 Goals respectively.
📣 ANNOUNCEMENT ALERT! 📣
The biggest signing of the #HeroISL 2018-19 season is here! 😎
— Jamshedpur FC (@JamshedpurFC) September 1, 2018
The Australian International is the Record Goalscorer for his country, scoring 50 Goals in 103 appearances. Cahill expressed his excitement “I’m excited to announce that I’m signing for Jamshedpur FC in the Indian Super League. I’ve been really impressed in my conversations with the club by their professionalism and goals for what they want to achieve,” Cahill tweeted.
“To be a part of their project is massive for me because I know I can help the team on and off the park with my leadership and experience. I want to help the game grow in India.”
Jamshedpur FC did not release any specific details with respect to the contract that the former Everton player had signed.
— TIM CAHILL (@Tim_Cahill) September 2, 2018
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Tim Cahill featured in 4 World Cups with the Socceroos and recently retired from International Football following Australia’s exit from the Group Stage in the FIFA World Cup in Russia.
Jamshedpur FC was formed only 14 months ago and joined the Indian Super League as a part of its expansion to 10 teams last season. The Jharkhand based side struggled in front of goal initially but found themselves at fifth place courtesy a well-organized defense. The Signing of Tim Cahill fits perfectly because the Australian great is renowned for his potency in front of Goal and the Jamshedpur Forwards can improve considerably under his guidance.
The fifth season of the Indian Super League starts on September 29th.