Tasmanian Nathaniel Atkinson helps Socceroos qualify for World Cup

Rob Shaw
By Rob Shaw
June 14 2022 - 6:30am
AT A BOY: Nathaniel Atkinson (right) and Aaron Mooy celebrate in the Socceroos' changerooms in Doha, Qatar. Picture: Twitter

Nathaniel Atkinson is on the verge of becoming the first Tasmanian to feature at the world's biggest sporting event after helping the Socceroos qualify for the World Cup on his 23rd birthday.

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Rob Shaw

Rob Shaw

Sports editor

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