FIFA has cleared Croatia Under-21 international Fran Karacic to switch eligibility and play for Australia at the World Cup.
FIFA says the formal "change of association'' for Croatia-born Karacic, who is named in Australia's provisional squad, was completed on Thursday.
The 22-year-old defender is eligible for Australia because his father was born there.
FIFA lets players make one change of allegiance in their career before they play a senior competitive game for a national team.
Karacic seems certain...