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Martin Boyle delighted to be playing for Australia: 'I'm extremely proud to represent this country'

Graham Arnold recalls how Martin Boyle came to his attention at Hibs and discusses his outlook for the younger Australian players.
Tim Cahill was given a rousing sendoff by the Australian fans and teammates during his final international appearance.

New Socceroos star Martin Boyle has passed the anthem test with flying colours, and he's still soaring following a huge first week of action for Australia.

Scottish-born Boyle, whose father was born in Sydney, made an instant impression in the Socceroos jersey with his direct running and nose for goal.

He laid on a late equaliser in his debut off the bench against South Korea last Saturday and scored two goals and set up the other in Australia's 3-0 win over Lebanon on Tuesday in his first start.


Martin Boyle calls Australia debut 'brilliant' in draw vs. South Korea

It's going to be hard to wipe the smile off Martin Boyle's face for a few days. 

The Scottish-born winger may have only been in Australia for less than a week but he's now Socceroo No. 599 after making his debut for the national team against South Korea on Saturday.

Boyle was given the nod by coach Graham Arnold in the second-half of the friendly at Suncorp Stadium, with a resolute Korean team holding a 1-0 lead.

Adding pace and energy down Australia's right flank, Boyle quickly set about proving...

Scottish-born Martin Boyle eager to make international debut for Australia

He set foot in Australia for the first time earlier this week but Martin Boyle could be the latest Socceroos debutant come Saturday.

The 25-year-old Scottish-born Boyle has swapped tartan for green and gold and is in the mix to line up for Graham Arnold's men against South Korea in Brisbane.

Boyle, whose father Graeme was born in Sydney, was a part of the national team squad for Arnold's first match in charge against Kuwait last month but was ineligible as he had yet to receive his Australian passport.