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Paul Wade OAM is a former Socceroos captain, making over 100 appearances for Australia. Born in Cheshire, England in 1962, Paul came to Australia in 1973 at the age of 11.
He made his National Soccer League (NSL) debut in 1984 for Green Gully (Victoria) and won the 1985 NSL Championship with Brunswick Juventus. Eights years later, Paul won another NSL Championship with South Melbourne. He finished his career with Canberra Cosmos.
Paul has had a remarkable international career including the Seoul Olympics in 1988, two World Cup campaigns in 1990 and 1994 and one of the toughest tasks in world football, marking Diego Maradona over two World Cup play off matches with Argentina in 1993.