Meet the top 10 players of Oceania who played the longest minutes in FIFA World Cup!
Oceania is one of the smallest continents in the world. But chatting about soccer, this continent has a lot of history. One of the most popular sports in that continent is also soccer. Though they do not achieved so much in the most reputed soccer tournament in the world, the FIFA World Cup, we cannot still ignore the presence of the countries which were playing in the World Cup.
On this article, we are to look on to the history of FIFA World Cup specifically to those top 10 players of the continent Oceania who had played the longest minutes in World Cup.
10. Luke Wilshire
First on the list is this defender who had appeared two times in the year 2006 and 2010 who had played for five matches with a total of 419 minutes.
9. Vince Grella
Playing for two World Cups, 2006 and 2010, this midfielder had recorded a total of 422 minutes of running in the football pitch in the five matches he had competed.
For being defender in seven times in his appearances in 2006 and 2010 appearances, this player had guarded their team for a total of 484 minutes.
7. Craig Moore
Another defender in the 2006 and 2010 FIFA World Cup had recorded 488 minutes in the field on the six matches he played in with one goal during the penalty given to their team.
6. Mark Bresciano
This midfielder in the 2006, 2010 and 2014 FIFA World Cup had played for a total of nine matches with 489 minutes inside the pitch.
5. Brett Emerton
For six matches playing in his appearances in 2006 and 2010, this midfielder had been on the field of FIFA World Cup for a total of 520 minutes.
4. Mark Schwarzer
This only goalkeeper on the list had stood in the goal post in six matches during the 2006 and 2010 FIFA World Cup consuming a total of 540 minutes in the field.
3. Tim Cahill
Playing eight matches with five goals in his appearances during the 2006, 2010 and 2014 FIFA World Cup, this forward player had run for a total of 577 minutes inside the football pitch.
2. Lucas Neill
Captaining three of his seven matches during the 2006 and 2010 FIFA World Cup, this defender had protected the back area of their team for a total of 585 minutes.
1. Jason Čulina
Having joined in for two World Cups in the year 2006 and 2010, this midfielder topped the list of the top 10 players of Oceania who played the longest minutes in FIFA World Cup with a total of 630 minutes in assisting the team inside the soccer field.
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