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Holman hopes to prove his worth

Having left Australia for the Netherlands at just 17 years of age, Brett Holman knows all about proving himself. The Alkmaar winger had to wait six years before finally making his mark in the Eredivisie, but his hard work in relative anonymity during spells at Excelsior Rotterdam and Nijmegen ultimately paid off. His natural humility no doubt served him well too and it was much in evidence as the native of Bankstown in the suburbs of Sydney spoke with Top of the agenda was the upcoming FIFA World Cup™, which for Holman and his fellow Socceroos is shaping up to be a genuine test.

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