Daniel Arzani has credited Australia legend Tim Cahill for helping him clear his nerves on arrival at the Socceroos camp in Belek, Turkey.
The 19-year-old is the youngest member of the national team squad selected by Bert van Marwijk for next month's World Cup.
Thankfully, a friendship with Cahill -- forged at Melbourne City -- has helped clear his nerves as the world's biggest tournament looms.
"Coming into camp it was a bit frightening at first because I don't actually know anyone," he said.
Tim Cahill insists there was no sentimentality behind his selection in Australia's 26-man squad, and that he will be "driving even harder" to book his spot at a fourth World Cup in Russia.
The 38-year-old Socceroos stalwart defied his age and lack of club game time for Millwall to make the second cut in Bert van Marwijk's extended squad ahead of in-form Hibernian striker Jamie Maclaren.
It came a week after Van Marwijk labelled Cahill "a special case" and subtly intimated the country's all-time...