Aaron Mooy has scored his first 2 goals for Celtic as the Scottish Premiership leaders eased to a 4-0 victory over Hibernian at Easter Road.
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Mooy made 10 appearances for the Young Socceroos between 2008 and 2009 and scored four goals.
He played at the 2009 FIFA U-20 World Cup and played in two group stage games before Australia were eliminated, scoring in his second game against Brazil.
He was called up to the senior Australian side in August 2009, for a friendly match against the Republic of Ireland.
In late 2011, Mooy declared his desire to play for Australia at the 2012 Summer Olympics, however, they were unsuccessful in their qualifying campaign for London 2012.
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On 19 July 2022, Mooy joined Celtic on a two-year deal.
On 7 December 2012, he made his international debut with the Socceroos against Guam scoring a free-kick to open the scoring in a game the Socceroos would win 9–0.
In the following game against Chinese Taipei, Mooy again scored a free-kick as the Socceroos won 8–0 and qualified for the EAFF East Asian Cup.
On 11 March 2015, Mooy was selected in a squad to play Germany and Macedonia. On 3 September 2015, he scored the fifth goal in a 5–0 defeat of Bangladesh in a 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier in Perth.
He also holds a Dutch passport due to his mother’s heritage.
In May 2018 he was named in Australia’s 23-man squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
Mooy was named in Australia’s squad for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in November 2022.
Aaron Mooy’s first two goals for Celtic helped the cinch Premiership leaders to a 4-0 victory over Hibernian at Easter Road.
Hibs made a positive start but the Australia midfielder fired the visitors into the lead from 12 yards in the 28th minute.
Daizen Maeda missed a sitter before scoring a glorious effort in the 36th minute and Hibs missed two good chances before Mooy converted a penalty just before the hour.
Kyogo Furuhashi soon added a fourth but there was concern for the visiting fans when left-back Greg Taylor walked off with an injury immediately afterwards – and five days before the champions face Rangers.
“Aaron’s been knocking on the door in terms of getting a goal because he’s been getting into some good areas and I know he’s been desperate to get one,” coach Ange Postecoglou said.
“The World Cup was a really positive one for us. The boys who’ve come back from that have come back with a real positive experience, and with Aaron it’s just been a matter of getting him fit.
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Mooy was released by Western Sydney Wanderers on 21 May 2014, and was announced to have joined A-League rivals Melbourne City the same day. He scored his first goal against Brisbane Roar, and also scored in both fixtures against his former club Western Sydney Wanderers.
At the end of the season he claimed Melbourne City’s Player of the Year award and was the club’s top scorer that season, also racking up eight assists.
Mooy became the youngest ever marquee player in A-League history when he re-signed with Melbourne City for the 2015–16 season.
On 29 September, he scored a hat-trick against Heidelberg United in the FFA Cup quarter finals with two of the goals coming from outside the box, and in doing this he also became the first ever City player to score a hat-trick in the FFA Cup.
During his time with Melbourne City, Socceroos manager Ange Postecoglou labelled him the “best and most exciting player in the A-League”, while former Socceroo goalkeeper Mark Bosnich described him as “the best Australian midfielder playing anywhere in the world”.
Melbourne City were reported to have rejected a $2m offer for Mooy from Saudi Arabia club Al-Nassr.
On 5 March 2016, he assisted Bruno Fornaroli for two of his three goals to move to 20 assists for the season; an all time A-League record.
Celtic midfielder Aaron Mooy’s net worth is $2 million as of 2022.