Timothy Filiga "Tim" Cahill is an Australian football player who plays for the New York Red Bulls of Major League Soccer and the Australian national football team. Prior to joining New York he played his club football in England, for Millwall and then Everton. Cahill plays as an attacking midfielder, but has also played as a forward on several occasions. A box-to-box midfielder, Cahill has become recognised for "his direct and powerful approach and his late runs into the penalty area."
Cahill has become one of the highest profile footballers in the Asian Football Confederation, earning 60 caps and scoring 26 goals for his country. He scored the first goal by an Australian at a World Cup, and has also scored the most goals by any Australian in the World Cup. In 2007, he also became the first Australian player to score at an Asian Cup. Cahill is known for his adept heading ability, remarkable leap despite his height, and scoring the majority of his goals with his head.